Nikon Coolpix S9200 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
120 fps
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Size
Really small
Super compact (95×56×22 mm)
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S9200.
Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150.

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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$291.47 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $108 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-WX150

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Size
Significantly smaller
95×56×22 mm vs 109×62×31 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 4 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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6.9 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Longer battery life
240 shots vs 200 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 1.2"
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Around 30% thinner
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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recommendations

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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S92001080p @ 30fps
              DSC-WX1501080p @ 60fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S9200200 shots
              DSC-WX150240 shots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S9200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $263

              GPS Has a GPS
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $327

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $395

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $197

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S800c

              Nikon Coolpix S800c

              Travel zoom

              $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $239

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom More zoom
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $178

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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              discussion

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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.