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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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6200 over the Nikon Coolpix S4000.
 
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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 $134.99 vs $337.42
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The best price we've seen is $202 cheaper (2.5x 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.

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              S4000:8 cm
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S6200:720p @ 30fps
              S4000:720p

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $127 - $197

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $75 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $159 - $175

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $127 - $129

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,000 body only

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $579 - $600 body only

              $200 - $672 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Olympus VR-320

              Olympus VR320

              Travel zoom

              $104 - $129

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $169

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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