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

Samsung WB210 vs Nikon Coolpix S6200

Winner
Samsung WB210

60

Nikon Coolpix S6200

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Really small
Size
Compact 100x59x22 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Weight
Light-weight
160 g
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

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 1 f-stop 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 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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 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
100x59x22 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$99.00 vs $133.99
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (around 30% less)
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
              S620093x58x26 mm
              WB210100x59x22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200$133.99
              WB210$99.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S620010 cm
              WB2105 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S62003,200 ISO
              WB2101,600 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Thickness Thin Help
              S62001"
              WB2100.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S62004s
              WB2108s
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S620010x
              WB21012x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $557 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Canon PowerShot G6

              Pro digicam

              $590

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $102

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $119

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $175

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Lowest price More expensive

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $230

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

              Sanyo Xacti DSC-S3

              Compact

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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