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

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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 size
Large screen
3.0"
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
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
160 g
 
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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 Significantly 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.

              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              S4000:8 cm
              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

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $93

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $92

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $380 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $164 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Size Significantly larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $138

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $180

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $200

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $194 - $230

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Olympus PEN E-PM1

              Olympus PEN E-PM1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $238 with 14-42mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Pro digicam

              $259 - $400

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $365 - $598

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $210 - $249

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Nikon Coolpix S4000

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