Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Olympus VR-350

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Thickness
Thin
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus VR-350

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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Size Smaller 93x58x26 mm vs 104x60x28 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S6200's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 160 g vs 170 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $130.63 vs $183.26
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The best price we've seen is $53 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus VR-350

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the VR-350's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, 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.

              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $164 - $197

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much 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
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

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

              Olympus VR-350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus VR-340

              Olympus VR-340

              Travel zoom

              $80

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus TG-320

              Olympus Tough TG-320

              Waterproof

              Size Smaller
              Waterproof Waterproof
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus VR-370

              Olympus VR-370

              Travel zoom

              $79 - $109

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $155 - $160

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $133

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              discussion

              Nikon Coolpix S6200
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