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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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x57x20 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
 
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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 $144.99 vs $337.42
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The best price we've seen is $192 cheaper (2.3x 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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S6200:1.2 fps
              S4000:0.9 fps
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S6200:720p @ 30fps
              S4000:720p

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $96 - $98

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $139 - $229

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $127

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $169

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $128

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Samsung MV900F MultiView

              Samsung MV900F MultiView

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $849

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Nikon Coolpix S4000

              discussion

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