Nikon Coolpix S3700 vs Sony DSC-W810

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Nikon Coolpix S3700
Sony DSC-W810

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
25% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is an 8xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 2x bigger than the Sony DSC-W810 (6xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 6.6 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Sony DSC-W810 (6.5).
44mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 has a maximum focal length of 200mmmm, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 is only a 156mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (44mm shorter).
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm shorter than the Sony DSC-W810 (26mmmm).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Sony DSC-W810 (100).
50% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 4ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 2s longer than the Sony DSC-W810 (2ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

4% thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 has a depth of 20.1mmmm. That's 0.8mm thinner than the Sony DSC-W810 (20.9mmmm).
Narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 has a width of 95.9mmmm. That's 0.89999999999999mm narrower than the Sony DSC-W810 (96.8mmmm).
240 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a digital camera that takes 240 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 only takes 200 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

6 Reasons For
Slightly smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a minimum aperture of 3.5, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 3.7 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 larger).
797 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is an 800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 797 higher than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (800).
Bigger internal memory Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 29MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 4MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (29MBMB).
7g lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a weight of 111gg, however the Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 118gg digital camera (7g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

5% shorter Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a height of 55.5mmmm. That's 2.5mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (55.5mmmm).
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Sony DSC-W810 is 73%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S3700 is 68% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A bit larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 has a minimum aperture of 3.7, but the Sony DSC-W810 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 smaller).
266x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 797 lower than the Sony DSC-W810 (800).
16% smaller internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 25MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 4MB smaller than the Sony DSC-W810 (29MBMB).
7g heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 has a weight of 118gg, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 is a 111gg digital camera (7g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

5% taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 58mmmm tall digital camera. That's 2.5mm taller than the Sony DSC-W810 (55.5mmmm).
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix S3700 only has an average expert score of 68%, but the Sony DSC-W810 has an average expert rating of 73% (based on 5 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 6xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 2x smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (6xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (6.5).
44mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a maximum focal length of 156mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix S3700 is a 200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (44mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 26mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (26mmmm).
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (100).
Significantly shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 2ss. That's 2s shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (2ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

4% thicker Edit
Sony DSC-W810 is 20.9mmmm deep. That's 0.8mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (20.9mmmm).
Wider Edit
Sony DSC-W810 is 96.8mmmm wide. That's 0.89999999999999mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix S3700 (96.8mmmm).
Only 200 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 takes 200 shots shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix S3700 only takes 240 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Older by over one year
The Sony DSC-W810 is 13 months older than the Nikon Coolpix S3700.

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
20.1MP 20.1MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.48MP 20.4MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 1:1
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 4:3
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom
8x
BEST
6x
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
48x
Maximum Aperture
6.6
BEST
6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.7 3.5
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
200mm
BEST
156mm
Minimum Focal Length
25mm
BEST
26mm
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 36 4.6 - 27.6
Lens Structure
8/7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
BEST
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05m
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ / 1.5 - ∞ 0.05 - ∞, 1 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.02 - ∞ 0.05 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - ∞c
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
1.5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Speed
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
 80
 160
 200
 320
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 100
 400
 800
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 800
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s
BEST
2s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Flash off
Tele Flash Range
0 - 1.5 1 - 3.5
Flash Range
0.5 - 2.8 0.4 - 6.5

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 AVI
 AVI
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1280x720@30fps
 320×240@30fps
 320x240@25fps
BEST
 1280x720@30fps
 320×240@30fps
 320x240@25fps

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
Internal Memory
25MB 29MB
BEST
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 230,400 pixels
BEST
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Movie
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Resizing
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DPOF
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Slide show
 Movie
 Slide show
Start-Up Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1ms
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Pet
 Food
 Cuisine
Display Language
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
118g 111g
BEST
Height
58mm 55.5mm
BEST
Depth
20.1mm
BEST
20.9mm
Width
95.9mm
BEST
96.8mm
Weight Including Battery
118g
BEST
127g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL19 NP-BN
Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.7h
Shot Per Battery Charge
240 shots
BEST
200 shots

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Other Features

Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 26 - 156

Technical Details

Optical Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2.3
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