Nikon Coolpix S4300

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Nikon Coolpix S4300

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
460k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

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
 

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
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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
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
              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:$100.00
              S4300:$99.95
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $191

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $372

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $117

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $124 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $260

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Compact

              $260

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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