• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S6900 advantages over Panasonic ZS60

  • Less expensive
    $159 vs $448
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    27 mm vs 38 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    181g vs 282g
    Lighter weight

Panasonic ZS60 advantages over Nikon S6900

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 300 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 320 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    20 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.4 fps vs 9.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    60 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Nikon S6900
Fujifilm T550
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic ZS60
Fujifilm T550
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Nikon S6800

Nikon S6900
Nikon S6800
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic ZS60
Nikon S6800
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic SZ10

Nikon S6900
Panasonic SZ10
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic ZS60
Panasonic SZ10
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon A900

Nikon S6900
Nikon A900
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $391
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Panasonic ZS60
Nikon A900
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $391
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic ZS70

Nikon S6900
Panasonic ZS70
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
Panasonic ZS60
Panasonic ZS70
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
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