• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sony DSC-W330 advantages over Nikon S6300

  • Less expensive
    $169 vs $200 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.7 vs f/3.2
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    17 mm vs 26 mm
    Thinner

Nikon S6300 advantages over Sony DSC-W330

  • More telephoto lens reach
    250 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.0 fps vs 1.0 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
  • 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
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus Stylus-5010

Sony DSC-W330
Olympus Stylus-5010
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $106
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Nikon S6300
Olympus Stylus-5010
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $106
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony DSC-W530

Sony DSC-W330
Sony DSC-W530
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Nikon S6300
Sony DSC-W530
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Sony DSC-W560

Sony DSC-W330
Sony DSC-W560
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Nikon S6300
Sony DSC-W560
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Nikon S6200

Sony DSC-W330
Nikon S6200
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
Nikon S6300
Nikon S6200
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon S6400

Sony DSC-W330
Nikon S6400
  • $117
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S6300
Nikon S6400
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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