The Nikon Coolpix S1200pj is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Nikon Coolpix S1200pj's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix AW100)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Nikon S1200pj has a significantly narrower aperture (f/5 vs f/3.9), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 250 shots), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Nikon Coolpix AW100
similar age

Significant advantages of the AW100 (vs the S1200pj)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.9 vs f/5
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the AW100 (vs the S1200pj)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW100 and S1200pj

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×65×23 mm) vs Compact (107×63×23 mm)