Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6200 vs Samsung WB210

Samsung WB210 vs Nikon Coolpix S6200

Winner
Samsung WB210

65

Nikon Coolpix S6200

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.9
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots

Items often bought with the Samsung WB210 or Nikon S6200

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S6200.

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 2 f-stops better
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 size
Much larger screen
3.5" vs 2.7"
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Around 30% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,152k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 5x higher resolution 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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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)
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
101×59×22 mm vs 93×58×26 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              S620093×58×26 mm
              WB210101×59×22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200$134.99
              WB210$137.90
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S620010.0 cm
              WB2105.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S62003,200 ISO
              WB2101,600 ISO
              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

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Thickness Thin Help
              S62001"
              WB2100.9"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S6200160 g
              WB210174 g
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S620010x
              WB21012x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $209

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $352

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $95

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $196

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Samsung TL320

              Samsung TL320

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $919 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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