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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

62

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

50

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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6200 over the Samsung WB210.
 
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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 Lighter 160 g vs 174 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $129.00 vs $199.00
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 40% 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
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 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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              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
              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

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $187

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $126

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $250

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

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $229 - $230

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung ST95

              Samsung ST95

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Samsung WB210

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