Nikon S6500
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Nikon S6300
Budget Compact Camera

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S6500

Best price $300
  • Higher resolution rear screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Newer camera January 2013 vs January 2012
  • Bigger rear viewscreen 3.0″ vs 2.7″
  • Has Wi-Fi photo upload capabilities S6300 does not have Wi-Fi

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S6300

Best price
  • 53% more battery life 230 shots vs 150 shots
  • Slightly cheaper street price $259 vs $300
  • Has 3D capture capabilities S6500 does not have 3D

What the Nikon S6500 and Nikon S6300 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 5.7 oz
  • Similar Body sizes 10 in³ vs 9 in³
  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • The same maximum ISO setting 3200 ISO
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode

What’s missing from both the Nikon S6500 and the Nikon S6300

  • No HDR processing
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No flip out viewscreen

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