• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 288.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic SZ10 advantages over Nikon S6900

  • Less expensive
    $129 vs $159
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Nikon S6900 advantages over Panasonic SZ10

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.0 fps vs 1.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 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
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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 Nikon S6400

Panasonic SZ10
Nikon S6400
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out
Nikon S6900
Nikon S6400
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Panasonic SZ10
Fujifilm T550
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S6900
Fujifilm T550
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Nikon S6500

Panasonic SZ10
Nikon S6500
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon S6900
Nikon S6500
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S6800

Panasonic SZ10
Nikon S6800
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • HDMI out
Nikon S6900
Nikon S6800
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic SZ8

Panasonic SZ10
Panasonic SZ8
  • $129
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
Nikon S6900
Panasonic SZ8
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
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