As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Nikon Coolpix S6200 is also often compared to compacts, entry-level DSLRs, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix S6200's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix Z115 and the FinePix T300) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S3300 and the Coolpix S6100)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S6200 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm) and has a significantly longer battery life (250 shots vs 150 shots).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 4.8"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9300
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the S9300 (vs the S6200)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S9300 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

common strengths of the S9300 and S6200

  • None found

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Galaxy K Zoom (vs the S6200)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Galaxy K Zoom (vs the S6200)

  • None found

common strengths of the Galaxy K Zoom and S6200

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
similar age
$255

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the S6200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 110 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the SX150 IS and S6200

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S8000

Nikon Coolpix S8000
1 year older
$403

Significant advantages of the S8000 (vs the S6200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S8000 (vs the S6200)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the S8000 and S6200

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Nikon Coolpix S6500
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S6500 (vs the S6200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S6500 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 150 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S6500 and S6200

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
3 years newer
$158

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the S6200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the S6200)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and S6200

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S6200 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 180 shots), is newer (august 2011 vs february 2006) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and is thicker (1" vs 0.8").

Fujifilm FinePix Z115

Fujifilm Z115
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the Z115 (vs the S6200)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the Z115 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the Z115 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1"

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.7" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S3300 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Olympus Stylus 600

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the Stylus 600 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 600 (vs the S6200)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Stylus 600 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (97×55×27 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"

Nikon Coolpix S6100

Nikon Coolpix S6100
6 months older

Significant advantages of the S6100 (vs the S6200)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S6100 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the S6100 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×58×27 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the S2600 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the S2600 (vs the S6200)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S2600 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1"

Nikon Coolpix S5

Nikon Coolpix S5
5 years older
$675

Significant advantages of the S5 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the S5 (vs the S6200)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S5 and S6200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×59×20 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S6200 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (august 2011 vs february 2011), is much smaller (compact (93×58×26 mm) vs professional size (133×100×80 mm)), is thinner (1" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (160 g vs 570 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
6 months older

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S6200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the S6200)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1"

common strengths of the T3i and S6200

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S6200 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (93×58×26 mm) vs ultra compact (94×58×18 mm)), has a significantly shorter battery life (250 shots vs 320 shots), is older (august 2011 vs january 2013), is thicker (1" vs 0.7") and is slightly heavier (160 g vs 108 g).

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the ST72 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST72 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST72 and S6200

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
6 months older
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the S6200)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and S6200

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S6200 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly smaller (compact (93×58×26 mm) vs professional size (124×86×94 mm)), is newer (august 2011 vs july 2008), is thinner (1" vs 3.7") and is slightly lighter (160 g vs 589 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and significantly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
4 months older

Significant advantages of the Z990 MAX (vs the S6200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Z990 MAX (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Larger: Professional size (124×86×94 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1"

common strengths of the Z990 MAX and S6200

  • Fairly small: Professional size (124×86×94 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1"
  • Light weight: 589 g vs 160 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28
3 years older
$700

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ28 (vs the S6200)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ28 (vs the S6200)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.5" vs 1"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ28 and S6200

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×75×89 mm) vs Compact (93×58×26 mm)
  • Very light: 417 g vs 160 g
  • Thin: 3.5" vs 1"