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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the A2200's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $73.75 vs $107.29
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The best price we've seen is $34 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S4300

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S4300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              S4300:96x59x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              S4300:139 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A2200:0.9"
              S4300:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$73.75
              S4300:$107.29
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2200:4x
              S4300:6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $101

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $96 - $100

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $80

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $96

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $99

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $307

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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