Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

55

Nikon Coolpix S6300

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (91×52×17 mm)
Great macro
Macro focus
4.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

Items often bought with the Sony DSC-W350 or Nikon S6300

galleries

Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S6300.
Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.4 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 4x
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More than 6x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$143.96 vs $172.51
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (around 20% less)
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W350

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Size
Significantly smaller
91×52×17 mm vs 94×58×26 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W350's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
4.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.7" vs 1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
117 g vs 160 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              S630094×58×26 mm
              DSC-W35091×52×17 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6300160 g
              DSC-W350117 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6300$143.96
              DSC-W350$172.51
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S63004s
              DSC-W3502s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $138

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $138

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $268 - $349

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $137

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              $80

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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