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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.9
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
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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $129.99 vs $460.60
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The best price we've seen is $331 cheaper (3.5x less)
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
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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $206

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $206

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $139 - $147

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $260 - $338

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $166 - $177

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $199 - $269

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $85 - $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

              Super zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              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
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $110

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

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