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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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 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
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:$88.99
              S4300:$107.00
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2200:4x
              S4300:6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $159

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $200

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $206

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $110 - $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $200

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Olympus VG-160

              Olympus VG-160

              Compact

              $112

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Ultra compact

              $86

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $145

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $94 - $120

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $149

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $372

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen

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