Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Samsung ST200F

Samsung ST200F vs Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Reasons to buy the Samsung ST200F

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6200 over the Samsung ST200F.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 27 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Lowest price
Cheaper
$133.99 vs $265.95
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The best price we've seen is $132 cheaper (around 50% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung ST200F

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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
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the ST200F's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $220

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $109 - $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $199

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Samsung ST200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony NEX C3

              Sony NEX C3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $212 body only

              $571 with 18-55mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $201

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $268

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $199

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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