The Nikon Coolpix S200 is mostly gets compared to compacts and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix S200's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L25 and the Coolpix P330) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-S2100)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S200 compared to compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (ultra compact (92×57×19 mm) vs compact (98×61×27 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a slightly longer battery life (230 shots vs 200 shots) and is thinner (0.7" vs 1.1").

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L25

Nikon Coolpix L25
5 years newer
$113

Significant advantages of the L25 (vs the S200)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 38 mm
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the L25 (vs the S200)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (96×60×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the L25 and S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 171 g vs 165 g

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the P330 (vs the S200)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.1
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the S200)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the P330 and S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-S2100 (vs the S200)

  • Much better wide angle: 33 mm vs 38 mm
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S2100 (vs the S200)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Compact (98×61×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the DSC-S2100 and S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×61×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"

Nikon Coolpix S560

Nikon Coolpix S560
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S560 (vs the S200)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S560 (vs the S200)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S560 and S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×55×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon S200 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (230 shots vs 200 shots) and is thinner (0.7" vs 1.6").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.6), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), is older (february 2007 vs january 2008) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the A590 IS (vs the S200)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.1
  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A590 IS (vs the S200)

  • None found

common strengths of the A590 IS and S200

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 225 g vs 165 g