• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 7.0x zoom 26mm - 182mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $94 Average Retail $140 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 6.0x zoom 26mm - 156mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $229 Average Retail $180 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon S3500 over Nikon S5200

  • Lens zoom ratio
    7.0x vs 6.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Nikon S5200 over Nikon S3500

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • High-res screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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The Competition

Compared to Sony TF1

Nikon S3500
Sony TF1
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • High-res screen
Nikon S5200
Sony TF1
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm JX680

Nikon S3500
Fujifilm JX680
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S5200
Fujifilm JX680
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $90
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Sony TX30

Nikon S3500
Sony TX30
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $228
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Nikon S5200
Sony TX30
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $228
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony W830

Nikon S3500
Sony W830
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • $125
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Newer
Nikon S5200
Sony W830
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 60p
  • $125
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Canon 135

Nikon S3500
Canon 135
  • $94
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More pixels
  • $103
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S5200
Canon 135
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Wi-Fi
  • $103
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
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