• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S6400 advantages over Canon N2

  • Less expensive
    $250 vs $300 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    150g vs 201g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 2.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon N2 advantages over Nikon S6400

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 200 vs 160 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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 S6200

Nikon S6400
Nikon S6200
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon N2
Nikon S6200
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon S6300

Nikon S6400
Nikon S6300
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon N2
Nikon S6300
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon S800c

Nikon S6400
Nikon S800c
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Canon N2
Nikon S800c
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Nikon S6500

Nikon S6400
Nikon S6500
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon N2
Nikon S6500
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Nikon S6400
Samsung WB50F
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Manual focus
Canon N2
Samsung WB50F
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
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