• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 300mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 240mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Nikon S6500 over Canon 330 HS

  • More lens zoom
    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

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer battery life
    200 vs 150 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    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 310 HS

Nikon S6500
Canon 310 HS
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer battery life
Canon 330 HS
Canon 310 HS
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S6300

Nikon S6500
Nikon S6300
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
Canon 330 HS
Nikon S6300
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony W690

Nikon S6500
Sony W690
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
Canon 330 HS
Sony W690
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Wi-Fi
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Nikon S6400

Nikon S6500
Nikon S6400
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
Canon 330 HS
Nikon S6400
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Nikon S6500
Samsung WB50F
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • HDMI out
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Manual focus
Canon 330 HS
Samsung WB50F
  • $264
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
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