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

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 100x59x22 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

Size
Really small
Compact 93x58x26 mm
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
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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 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S6200:$146.95
              WB210:$149.00
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S6200:4s
              WB210:8s
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S6200:10 cm
              WB210:5 cm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S6200:10x
              WB210:12x
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $127 - $197

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $80 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Nikon Coolpix S6600

              Travel zoom

              $233

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $619 - $648

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $199

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $199

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Samsung WB50F

              Samsung WB50F

              Travel zoom

              $127 - $179

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $150

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

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