• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S6900 advantages over Ricoh G900

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Lighter weight
    181g vs 247g
    Lighter weight
  • 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
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Ricoh G900 advantages over Nikon S6900

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    6 months vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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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Compared to Nikon S800c

Nikon S6900
Nikon S800c
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher-res screen
Ricoh G900
Nikon S800c
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Nikon S6900
Samsung WB50F
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $290
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
Ricoh G900
Samsung WB50F
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $290
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon S810c

Nikon S6900
Nikon S810c
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Longer stills battery life
Ricoh G900
Nikon S810c
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Nikon S6900
Olympus TG-870
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
Ricoh G900
Olympus TG-870
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Ricoh WG-6

Nikon S6900
Ricoh WG-6
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $321
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
Ricoh G900
Ricoh WG-6
  • $753
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $321
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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