Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR vs Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 104x59x33 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Size
Really small
Compact 104x63x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F500 EXR

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom Slightly more zoom 15x vs 14x
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More than 10% more zoom
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Lowest price Cheaper $94.99 vs $340.00
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The best price we've seen is $245 cheaper (3.6x less)
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 961k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S8200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size Smaller 104x59x33 mm vs 104x63x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 3 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              F500 EXR:215 g
              S8200:213 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              F500 EXR:104x63x33 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.

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              F500 EXR:8s
              S8200:4s
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $192

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $195 - $349

              Zoom More zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Zoom Less zoom
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $179

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

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

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR
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              Nikon Coolpix S8200
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              West_khan (7:37 PM, January 29, 2012)
              Nice fujifilm f500 :)