• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 7.0x zoom 26mm - 182mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $83 Average Retail $140 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 6.0x zoom 26mm - 156mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $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
  • 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 WX80

Nikon S3500
Sony WX80
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon S5200
Sony WX80
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • High-res screen
  • $140
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Nikon S3500
Canon 130 IS
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • High-res screen
Nikon S5200
Canon 130 IS
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon 115 IS

Nikon S3500
Canon 115 IS
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S5200
Canon 115 IS
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • High-res screen
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Fujifilm JX680

Nikon S3500
Fujifilm JX680
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S5200
Fujifilm JX680
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Sony W830

Nikon S3500
Sony W830
  • $83
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Longer shutter
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
Nikon S5200
Sony W830
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
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