• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 182.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-TX100V advantages over Nikon S3500

  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    1230k 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
    10.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Nikon S3500 advantages over Sony DSC-TX100V

  • Less expensive
    $140 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    182 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 2 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
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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 Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-TX10

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon S3500
Sony DSC-TX10
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • HDMI out

Compared to Sony DSC-T110

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony DSC-T110
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon S3500
Sony DSC-T110
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Sony TX20

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony TX20
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon S3500
Sony TX20
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $370
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony WX80

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony WX80
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S3500
Sony WX80
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Sony TX30

Sony DSC-TX100V
Sony TX30
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Focus peaking
Nikon S3500
Sony TX30
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Focus peaking
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