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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x56x22 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S9200

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Zoom More zoom 18x vs 10x
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More than 3x more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX150

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Size Significantly smaller 95x56x22 mm vs 109x62x31 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-WX150's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-WX150's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Weight Significantly lighter 133 g vs 215 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.2"
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Around 30% thinner
Battery life Longer battery life 240 shots vs 200 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6.9 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
        View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        S9200:200 shots
        DSC-WX150:240 shots
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $252

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $128

        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

        Nikon Coolpix S9200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $230

        GPS Has a GPS
        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Travel zoom

        $361

        Zoom More zoom
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $199

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $140

        Weight Significantly lighter
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $300

        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Battery life Longer battery life
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $134 - $148

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $169

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $305

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $309

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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        Noah (0:21 AM, February 15, 2013)
        Isn't the max shutter speed for the wx-150 only 4 seconds? You might want to recheck your data.