Nikon Coolpix S7000 vs Sony DSC-W810

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Nikon Coolpix S7000
Sony DSC-W810

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
3% smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Sony DSC-W810 (3.5).
Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 500mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 344mm longer than the Sony DSC-W810 (156mmmm).
Moderately shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a minimum focal length of 25mmmm, but the Sony DSC-W810 is a 26mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm longer).
2s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 4ss maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 is only a 2ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (2s shorter). Read more

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

0.3" larger screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a screen size of 3"", however the Sony DSC-W810 is only a 2.7"" screen digital camera (0.3" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Ten more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a digital camera that takes 210 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.

Available from 7 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average expert review score of 77%, but the Sony DSC-W810 has an average rating of 73% (based on 5 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has an average user review score of 94%, but the Sony DSC-W810 has an average rating of 83% (based on 8 reviews).
8 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a megapixel count of 20.1MPMP, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 16MPMP digital camera (4.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

794 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a maximum ISO speed of 800, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (794 lower).
25% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 bigger).
46% lighter Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 111gg digital camera. That's 50g lighter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (111gg). 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.

A bit shorter Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a height of 55.5mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 60mmmm tall digital camera (4.5mm taller).
A lot thinner Edit
Sony DSC-W810 is 20.9mmmm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 27.4mmmm deep digital camera (6.5mm thicker).
2.7mm narrower Edit
Sony DSC-W810 is 96.8mmmm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 99.5mmmm wide digital camera (2.7mm wider).
$40 cheaper
The Sony DSC-W810 is $40 cheaper than the Nikon Coolpix S7000.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
A lot lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a megapixel count of 16MPMP, however the Sony DSC-W810 is a 20.1MPMP digital camera (4.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Hugely lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, but the Sony DSC-W810 is an 800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (794 higher).
25 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a minimum ISO speed of 125, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (25 smaller).
Heavier Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 161gg digital camera. That's 50g heavier than the Sony DSC-W810 (111gg). 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.

4.5mm taller Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 60mmmm tall digital camera, whereas the Sony DSC-W810 is a 55.5mmmm tall digital camera (4.5mm shorter).
24% thicker Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a depth of 27.4mmmm, however the Sony DSC-W810 is a 20.9mmmm deep digital camera (6.5mm thinner).
Moderately wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 has a width of 99.5mmmm, however the Sony DSC-W810 is a 96.8mmmm wide digital camera (2.7mm narrower).
$40 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is more expensive than the Sony DSC-W810 by $40.
Nine months older
The Nikon Coolpix S7000 is older than the Sony DSC-W810 by nine months.
9 Reasons Against
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 larger than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (3.5).
Three times shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 is a 156mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 344mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S7000 (156mmmm).
1mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a minimum focal length of 26mmmm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm shorter).
Significantly shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 2ss, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 4ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (2s longer). Read more

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

Smaller screen size Edit
Sony DSC-W810 is only 2.7"" screen, but the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is a 3"" screen digital camera (0.3" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Ten less shots per battery charge Edit
The Sony DSC-W810 takes 200 shots shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix S7000 only takes 210 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 6 sellers sells the Sony DSC-W810, but 13 shops sell the Nikon Coolpix S7000. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Sony DSC-W810 is only 73%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 77% (based on 6 reviews).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Sony DSC-W810 is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix S7000 is 94% (based on 98 reviews).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16MP 20.1MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.76MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 6x
BEST
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
48x
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
3.4
BEST
3.5
Maximum Focal Length
500mm
BEST
156mm
Minimum Focal Length
25mm
BEST
26mm
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 90 4.6 - 27.6
Lens Structure
12/10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 multi point
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
Normal Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ 0.05 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 100
 800
 64
 125
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 1600
 3200
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 100
 800
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400 800
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
125 100
BEST
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
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Slow synchronization
Tele Flash Range
1.5 - 3.2 1 - 1.74
Flash Range
0.5 - 2.8 0.4 - 3.2
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM

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
20MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
161g 111g
BEST
Height
60mm 55.5mm
BEST
Depth
27.4mm 20.9mm
BEST
Width
99.5mm 96.8mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
161g 127g
BEST

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 1.67h
Shot Per Battery Charge
210 shots
BEST
200 shots
Battery Recharge Time
1.83h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Technical Details

Audio Recording Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
User Guide
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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