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 much 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 much 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 slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,000 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

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
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the L25 (vs the S200)

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

common strengths of the L25 and S200

  • Very small: Compact (96×60×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 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
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.1

Significant disadvantages of the P330 (vs the S200)

  • Much 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

  • Very small: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 200 g vs 165 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100
2 years newer

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

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

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

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

common strengths of the DSC-S2100 and S200

  • Very small: Compact (98×61×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 167 g vs 165 g

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
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the S560 (vs the S200)

  • Significantly larger: Super compact (93×55×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S560 and S200

  • Very small: Super compact (93×55×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×57×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 170 g vs 165 g

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).

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