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

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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

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
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 Significantly cheaper $129.00 vs $337.42
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The best price we've seen is $208 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 Significantly 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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              S4000:8 cm
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S6200:720p @ 30fps
              S4000:720p

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $250

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $152

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $197

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

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $134

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

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S2 IS

              Canon PowerShot S2 IS

              Super zoom

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A470

              Canon PowerShot A470

              Compact

              $169

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger

              appearance

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              discussion

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