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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.2" vs 1.3"
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Around 10% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6.9 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 20% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$240.94 vs $340.00
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The best price we've seen is $99 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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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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
              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
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              S9200:215 g
              S8200:213 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $258

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $222 - $300

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $265

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S8000

              Nikon Coolpix S8000

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $234

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S9200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix S9200.

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $217

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $200

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Size Significantly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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