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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

65

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

52

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

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

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
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
Weight Slightly lighter 160 g vs 174 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $104.95 vs $293.62
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The best price we've seen is $189 cheaper (2.8x less)
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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
Macro focus Much 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)
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
Size Slightly smaller 100x59x22 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1"
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More than 10% thinner
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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              WB210:5 cm
              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
              Thickness Thin Help
              S6200:1"
              WB210:0.9"
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S6200:4s
              WB210:8s
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S6200:10x
              WB210:12x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $170

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L18

              Nikon Coolpix L18

              Compact

              $190

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $112

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $236 body only

              $315 - $970 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon Rebel T4i

              Canon Rebel T4i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $669 - $700 body only

              $845 - $950 with 18-135mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $195

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

              Travel zoom

              $359 - $449

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Larger

              appearance

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Samsung WB210

              discussion

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