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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Size
Really small
Compact 94x58x26 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Thickness
Thin
1"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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Battery life Slightly longer battery life 250 shots vs 230 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $130.63 vs $164.00
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The best price we've seen is $33 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 1.2 fps
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5x faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              10 cm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              S6200:93x58x26 mm
              S6300:94x58x26 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              160 g
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S6200:250 shots
              S6300:230 shots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S6200:1.2 fps
              S6300:6 fps
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $220

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $278

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $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 S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $220

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $92

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Size Significantly larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $105

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $225

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $80

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $233

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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              Avatar for Abhay Salvi Abhay Salvi (2:08 PM, September 19, 2012)
              How to Reduce The Video Resolution While Recording????/