• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S5300 advantages over Olympus TG-850

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    200 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 27 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    138g vs 218g
    Lighter weight
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.6 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Olympus TG-850 advantages over Nikon S5300

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene

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

  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S5200

Nikon S5300
Nikon S5200
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • Faster shutter
Olympus TG-850
Nikon S5200
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $170
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Nikon S5300
Canon 340 HS
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
Olympus TG-850
Canon 340 HS
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Nikon S5300
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
Olympus TG-850
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus TG-860

Nikon S5300
Olympus TG-860
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
Olympus TG-850
Olympus TG-860
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Nikon S5300
Canon 350 HS
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
  • $207
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
Olympus TG-850
Canon 350 HS
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $207
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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