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

Samsung WB210 vs Nikon Coolpix S6200

Winner
Samsung WB210

62

Nikon Coolpix S6200

50

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 (101×59×22 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Weight
Light-weight
160 g
Size
Really small
Compact (93×58×26 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1"

galleries

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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 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
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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$105.00 vs $133.99
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (more than 20% 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
              S620093×58×26 mm
              WB210101×59×22 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200$133.99
              WB210$105.00
              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
              S620010.0 cm
              WB2105.0 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

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $210 - $228

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $210

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $154

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Compact

              $280

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $60

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

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $175

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $216

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung CL80

              Samsung CL80

              Compact

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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