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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
290 ms shutter lag
 
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Advantages of the Canon SX220 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the SX220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 961k dots vs 461k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 210 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 3.2 fps
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Around 90% faster continuous shooting
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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Weight Heavy Help
        SX220 HS:215 g
        S8200:213 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Size Large Help
        SX220 HS:106x59x33 mm
        S8200:104x59x33 mm

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        SX220 HS:210 shots
        S8200:250 shots
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX220 HS:3.2 fps
        S8200:6 fps
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        14x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $200

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

        Travel zoom

        $250

        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $249

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $195

        GPS Has a GPS
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Travel zoom

        $269

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        $143

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $235 - $300

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $484 - $532

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $297

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        $290

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Alpha A6000

        Sony Alpha A6000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $648 body only

        $798 with 16-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $213

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $299 - $354

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Larger
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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