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

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

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 $129.99 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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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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

              $130

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $100

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $167

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $180

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $133

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $166 - $177

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $134 - $148

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W330

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              Size Slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Olympus FE-5020

              Olympus FE-5020

              Compact

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Nikon Coolpix S4000

              discussion

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