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Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 30 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S6200's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
93×58×26 mm vs 103×57×27 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
160 g vs 183 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon S8000

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 1.2 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Size Fairly small Help
              S620093×58×26 mm
              S8000103×57×27 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              S62001"
              S80001.1"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6200160 g
              S8000183 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S62001.2 fps
              S80003 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S62001/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              S80001/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              S62009.7 MP
              S80009.8 MP
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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