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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $130.63 vs $155.99
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200:$130.63
              S6300:$155.99
              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
              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
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $138

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $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 S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $80 - $229

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

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $119

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $210 - $220

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $138

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

              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
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $71 - $122

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $215

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus VR-360

              Olympus VR-360

              Digicam

              $183

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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