• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 12.0x zoom 25mm - 300mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $220 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 24mm - 240mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $180 Average Retail $230 MSRP

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Advantages

Nikon S6500 over Canon 330 HS

  • Lens zoom ratio
    12.0x vs 10.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon 330 HS over Nikon S6500

  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Nikon S6500
Canon 130 IS
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 1080p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon 330 HS
Canon 130 IS
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 1080p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Nikon S6500
Samsung WB30F
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 1080p
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Canon 330 HS
Samsung WB30F
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • High-res screen
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Panasonic SZ3

Nikon S6500
Panasonic SZ3
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $133
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 24p
Canon 330 HS
Panasonic SZ3
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1080p
  • $133
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon S6800

Nikon S6500
Nikon S6800
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Newer
Canon 330 HS
Nikon S6800
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 24p
  • Longer shutter
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Nikon S6500
Canon 140 IS
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Canon 330 HS
Canon 140 IS
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
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