• 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S33 advantages over Nikon W100

  • Less expensive
    $109 vs $157
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Nikon W100 advantages over Nikon S33

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    7 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    25 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S30

Nikon S33
Nikon S30
  • $124
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Newer
  • HDMI out
  • $120
  • 1/3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon W100
Nikon S30
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $120
  • 1/3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon S31

Nikon S33
Nikon S31
  • $124
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Newer
  • HDMI out
  • $89
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon W100
Nikon S31
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $89
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon S32

Nikon S33
Nikon S32
  • $124
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
Nikon W100
Nikon S32
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Nikon S33
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $124
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon W100
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Ricoh WG-50

Nikon S33
Ricoh WG-50
  • $124
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon W100
Ricoh WG-50
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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