• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 12.0x zoom 25mm - 300mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 12.0x zoom 25mm - 300mm (35mm equiv.)

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

  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Newer
    8 months vs 20 months 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

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Nikon S6500
Fujifilm T550
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1080p
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S6800
Fujifilm T550
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 60p
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Sony WX80

Nikon S6500
Sony WX80
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 1080p
  • $166
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher extended ISO
Nikon S6800
Sony WX80
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $166
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher extended ISO

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
Nikon S6800
Canon 130 IS
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Nikon S6500
Canon 340 HS
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Faster shutter
  • $188
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
Nikon S6800
Canon 340 HS
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $188
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Nikon S6500
Canon 140 IS
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
Nikon S6800
Canon 140 IS
  • $177
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
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