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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 104x59x33 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S9200

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Zoom More zoom 18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 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
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Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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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 Better macro capability 1 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects 4x closer to the lens
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
Lowest price Cheaper $218.95 vs $374.39
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The best price we've seen is $155 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              S9200:921k dots
              S8200:961k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Weight Heavy Help
              S9200:215 g
              S8200:213 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S9200:1.2"
              S8200:1.3"
              Size Large Help
              S9200:109x62x31 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.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $224

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $327 - $347

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $250

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              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 S9200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Nikon Coolpix S9400

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $350

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              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

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