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Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4000

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x57x20 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
131 g
 

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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Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 4x
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Around 6.5x more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper $130.63 vs $337.42
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The best price we've seen is $207 cheaper (2.6x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S4000

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 95x57x20 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 8 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 131 g vs 160 g
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Around 20% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              S4000:8 cm
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S6200:1.2 fps
              S4000:0.9 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S6200:720p @ 30fps
              S4000:720p

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $97

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              $89

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $93 - $120

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $70 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $200 - $400

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $131

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

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

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              Size Slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung TL225

              Samsung TL225

              Compact

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Much larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus FE-310

              Olympus FE-310

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              appearance

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              discussion

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