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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

Really small
Size
Compact 109x62x31 mm
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 104x59x33 mm
 

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S9200

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6.9 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 20% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.2" vs 1.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects 4x 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)
Battery life
Longer battery life
250 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
104x59x33 mm vs 109x62x31 mm
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Almost the same
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
961k dots vs 921k dots
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              S9200:921k dots
              S8200:961k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Weight Heavy Help
              S9200:215 g
              S8200:213 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              S9200:109x62x31 mm
              S8200:104x59x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S9200:200 shots
              S8200:250 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Size Is slightly larger
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $266

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $265

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Travel zoom

              $227

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $200

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $220

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Nikon Coolpix S9200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $195 - $246

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $157

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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