• 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
  • 10.0x zoom 25mm - 250mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Nikon S6500 over Nikon S800c

  • Lens zoom ratio
    12.0x vs 10.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking

Nikon S800c over Nikon S6500

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • High-res screen
    273k vs 0k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer

Review Excerpt

  • Compact body; Powerful zoom lens; Fast autofocus; Generous internal memory; Android operating system; Huge selection of available apps.

  • Strong division between camera, Android features; Lens defects at wide and tele; Issues with stability; Display hard to see outdoors; Poor battery life; Very limited burst shooting depth.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung WB150F

Nikon S6500
Samsung WB150F
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • GPS
Nikon S800c
Samsung WB150F
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • 1080p
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon S9500

Nikon S6500
Nikon S9500
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • GPS
Nikon S800c
Nikon S9500
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • High-res screen
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon L28

Nikon S6500
Nikon L28
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
Nikon S800c
Nikon L28
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $100
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels

Compared to Nikon L620

Nikon S6500
Nikon L620
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lighter weight
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
Nikon S800c
Nikon L620
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon L30

Nikon S6500
Nikon L30
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
Nikon S800c
Nikon L30
  • $87
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $92
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels
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