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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6200 over the Nikon Coolpix S6300.
 
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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
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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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 1.2 fps
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5x faster continuous shooting
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              10 cm
              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
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              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

              $94 - $167

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $189

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $152

              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 S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $250

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $89 - $175

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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