Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Samsung WB210

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

51

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 100x59x22 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
160 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6200

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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
Lowest price Much cheaper $130.63 vs $460.60
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The best price we've seen is $330 cheaper (3.5x less)
Weight Slightly lighter 160 g vs 174 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,152k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 2.7"
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Around 30% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.9 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WB210's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 10x
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More than 40% more zoom
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 100x59x22 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              Size Fairly small Help
              S6200:93x58x26 mm
              WB210:100x59x22 mm
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S6200:4s
              WB210:8s
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              WB210:5 cm
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S6200:10x
              WB210:12x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $138

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $164

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $105

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $229

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

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $328

              GPS Has a GPS
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $136 - $169

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Samsung WB210
              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Samsung WB210

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