• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S9300 advantages over Nikon S800c

  • More telephoto lens reach
    450 mm vs 250 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 200 vs 140 shots
    Capture more photos

Nikon S800c advantages over Nikon S9300

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Compact body; Powerful zoom lens; Fast autofocus; Generous internal memory; Android operating system; Huge selection of available apps.

  • Strong division between camera, Android features; Lens defects at wide and tele; Issues with stability; Display hard to see outdoors; Poor battery life; Very limited burst shooting depth.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm F660EXR

Nikon S9300
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S800c
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Nikon S9300
Panasonic ZS20
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More dots on screen
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS
Nikon S800c
Panasonic ZS20
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon S6300

Nikon S9300
Nikon S6300
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Nikon S800c
Nikon S6300
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon L610

Nikon S9300
Nikon L610
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S800c
Nikon L610
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Nikon S9300
Samsung WB50F
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
Nikon S800c
Samsung WB50F
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
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