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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
135 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Aperture Significantly 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
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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 Significantly 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
Zoom Slightly more zoom 6x vs 4x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
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
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A2200:4x
        S4300:6x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $94

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $165

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Panasonic Lumix FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix FZ70

        Super zoom

        $265 - $298

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $99

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $73

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Canon PowerShot A590 IS

        Canon PowerShot A590 IS

        Digicam

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle

        Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Travel zoom

        $109 - $120

        Focus points Many more focus points
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $152

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Size Smaller
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $76 - $110

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Size Slightly smaller
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S6200

        Nikon Coolpix S6200

        Travel zoom

        $129

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Zoom More zoom
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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