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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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 Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Zoom Slightly more zoom 15x vs 14x
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More than 10% more zoom
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
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)
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Weight Heavy Help
        F500 EXR:215 g
        S8200:213 g
        Size Large Help
        F500 EXR:104x63x33 mm
        S8200:104x59x33 mm
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $219

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

        Panasonic Lumix ZS15

        Travel zoom

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        3D Captures 3D images
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $240

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $258

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Travel zoom

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Zoom Less zoom
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

        Travel zoom

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $349 - $354

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

        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $175

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

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $327 - $347

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $228

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Smaller
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Travel zoom

        $374

        Zoom More zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

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        West_khan (7:37 PM, January 29, 2012)
        Nice fujifilm f500 :)