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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

Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots
 
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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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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $99.99 vs $129.99
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200:$129.99
              S6300:$99.99
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              1"
              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
              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

              $131

              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-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $148

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $166 - $177

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $139 - $147

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $206

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $150

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

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