Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S3500 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
160 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Size Smaller 95x58x19 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 128 g vs 160 g
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20% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S6200's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 180 shots
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Around 40% more shots per battery charge
Zoom Slightly more zoom 10x vs 6x
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Around 3x more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $127 - $197

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Travel zoom

        $107

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $75 - $229

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is much larger
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $199

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $329 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $87

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $149 - $175

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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