As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix 2200 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix 2200's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D3300 and the Coolpix L620) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix AV255)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon 2200 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/3000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 32 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.7"), is slightly larger (compact (88×65×38 mm) vs compact (93×60×28 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 9.7 MP) and is older (january 2004 vs february 2011).

Fujifilm FinePix AV255

Fujifilm FinePix AV255
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the AV255 (vs the 2200)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 32 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 1.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the AV255 (vs the 2200)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second

common strengths of the AV255 and 2200

  • Wide aperture: f/2.9 vs f/2.6
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon 2200 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (88×65×38 mm) vs prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 3") and is significantly lighter (190 g vs 430 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (80k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 24.2 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
10 years newer
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the 2200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 1.9 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 80k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the 2200)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Compact (88×65×38 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Significantly heavier: 430 g vs 190 g

common strengths of the D3300 and 2200

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 190 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon 2200 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.6 vs f/3.3) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (80k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
9 years newer
$380

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the 2200)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the 2200)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.6
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the L620 and 2200

  • None found