Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Nikon Coolpix S4100

Nikon Coolpix S4000 vs Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Nikon Coolpix S4000

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

47

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4000

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
460k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

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
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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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$114.95 vs $133.99
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The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              S620093x58x26 mm
              S400095x57x20 mm
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200$133.99
              S4000$114.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S620010 cm
              S40008 cm
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S62001.2 fps
              S40000.9 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S6200720p @ 30fps
              S4000720p

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $200

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6000

              Nikon Coolpix S6000

              Compact

              $400

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Compact

              $133

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $110

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Slightly smaller
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $109

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $215

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

              Compact

              $94

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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