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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9200

Zoom
Great zoom
18x
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S9200

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Zoom Significantly 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
Lowest price Cheaper $290.95 vs $345.99
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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 Significantly 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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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 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
              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
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              S9200:$290.95
              DSC-WX150:$345.99

              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
              More buttons
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S9200:200 shots
              DSC-WX150:240 shots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $113 - $149

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S9200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $224

              GPS Has a GPS
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $187

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              appearance

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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.