• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S6800 advantages over Ricoh Theta SC

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Less expensive
    $147 vs $170
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 7 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 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

Ricoh Theta SC advantages over Nikon S6800

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 260 vs 170 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    102g vs 145g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    7 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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 Nikon S6200

Nikon S6800
Nikon S6200
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon S6200
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

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
Ricoh Theta SC
Sony WX150
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon S6400

Nikon S6800
Nikon S6400
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Faster shutter
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon S6400
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

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
Ricoh Theta SC
Fujifilm T550
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

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
Ricoh Theta SC
Nikon S6500
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
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