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

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
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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 Significantly 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 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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200:$129.00
              VR-350:$125.32
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              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

              $134

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $103

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $186

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $250

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $173

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $126

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $105

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

              Olympus VR-350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Ultra compact

              $144 - $159

              Size Significantly smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus VG-170

              Olympus VG-170

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Olympus VR-370

              Olympus VR-370

              Travel zoom

              $79 - $119

              Zoom More zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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