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

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Advantages

Nikon S6500 over Nikon S6800

  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon S6800 over Nikon S6500

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Newer
    14 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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 Nikon S6300

Nikon S6500
Nikon S6300
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6300
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Sony WX150

Nikon S6500
Sony WX150
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
Nikon S6800
Sony WX150
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Higher extended ISO

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
Nikon S6800
Sony W690
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $257
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Nikon S6400

Nikon S6500
Nikon S6400
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
Nikon S6800
Nikon S6400
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Faster shutter

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
Nikon S6800
Samsung WB50F
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
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