• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 11.8 megapixels
  • 25.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon 360 advantages over Nikon 80

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Longer video battery life
    70 vs 40 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 11.8 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    8 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon 80 advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Less expensive
    $277 vs $497
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.55 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • More telephoto lens reach
    25 mm vs 8 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    15 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    74g vs 198g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon SD4000 IS

Nikon 360
Canon SD4000 IS
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon 80
Canon SD4000 IS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Internal flash

Compared to Pentax Q

Nikon 360
Pentax Q
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon 80
Pentax Q
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Internal flash

Compared to Samsung ST66

Nikon 360
Samsung ST66
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon 80
Samsung ST66
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Internal flash

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Nikon 360
Olympus TG-4
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • NFC
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Nikon 80
Olympus TG-4
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus TG-Tracker

Nikon 360
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon 80
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Tiltable Screen
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