Nikon S6500
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Nikon S9500
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S6500

Best price $149
  • Weighs a little bit less than the S9500 5.7 oz vs 7.3 oz
  • Smaller body size 10 in³ vs 14 in³
  • Thinner body for better pocket fit 1.1″ vs 1.3″
  • Significantly cheaper street price $149 vs $244
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX S9500

Best price
$244
  • 53% more battery life 230 shots vs 150 shots
  • Higher sensor resolution 18.1 MP vs 16 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 614k dots vs 460k dots
  • Longer optical zoom 22.0× vs 12.0×
  • Has GPS location tagging S6500 does not have GPS
  • Has 3D capture capabilities S6500 does not have 3D

What the Nikon S6500 and Nikon S9500 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Both cameras are the same age January 2013 vs February 2013
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • Wi-Fi

What’s missing from both the Nikon S6500 and the Nikon S9500

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

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