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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
160 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus VR-350

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Compact 104x60x28 mm
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 Slightly 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
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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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
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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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.

        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        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
        Weight Light weight Help
        S6200:160 g
        VR-350:170 g
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        10x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $127

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously

        Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $139

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix T200

        Fujifilm FinePix T200

        Travel zoom

        $154

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $140

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Nikon Coolpix 5600

        Nikon Coolpix 5600

        Compact

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197 - $227

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        Olympus VR-350 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus VR-340

        Olympus VR-340

        Travel zoom

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $167

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Olympus VR-360

        Olympus VR-360

        Digicam

        $183

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Olympus TG-320

        Olympus Tough TG-320

        Waterproof

        $211

        Size Smaller
        Waterproof Waterproof
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

        Travel zoom

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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