• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S6800 advantages over Canon 190 IS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 240 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • 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
    9.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 190 IS advantages over Nikon S6800

  • Newer
    4 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    20.0 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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 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 Sony WX150

Nikon S6800
Sony WX150
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon 190 IS
Sony WX150
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Nikon S6800
Fujifilm T550
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
Canon 190 IS
Fujifilm T550
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Nikon S6500

Nikon S6800
Nikon S6500
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter
Canon 190 IS
Nikon S6500
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Newer
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon 150 IS

Nikon S6800
Canon 150 IS
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Canon 190 IS
Canon 150 IS
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon 180

Nikon S6800
Canon 180
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $112
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon 190 IS
Canon 180
  • $152
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $112
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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