• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S9800 advantages over Nikon S6900

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Slower slow-motion
    480 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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 300 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher-res screen
    153k vs 115k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 9.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S6900 advantages over Fujifilm S9800

  • Less expensive
    $230 vs $330 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    27 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    181g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1700 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • 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 S800c

Fujifilm S9800
Nikon S800c
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S6900
Nikon S800c
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
Nikon S6900
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Fujifilm S9800
Olympus SP-100
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S6900
Olympus SP-100
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic SZ10

Fujifilm S9800
Panasonic SZ10
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S6900
Panasonic SZ10
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Fujifilm S9900W

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S6900
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
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