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Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
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Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix S9300 vs Nikon Coolpix S9500: 42 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

13.13% more megapixels (main camera).
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
99
Canon EOS R: 5655
99

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
7.5fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
1600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
200shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
230shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

8. weight

10g lighter.
215g
HTC Re: 65.5g
205g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
39% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/1667s

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
46% have it

12. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
73% have it

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
27% have it

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
26% have it

15. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
25% have it

16. volume

1.64% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
203.82cm³

17. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
35% have it

18. width

2mm narrower.
62.3mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
60.3mm

19. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
89% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"
3"

21. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
15% have it

22. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
62% have it

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
87% have it

24. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Nikon Coolpix S9300
Nikon Coolpix S9500
70% have it

25. height

1.4mm shorter.
108.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110.1mm

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