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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $134.00 vs $158.79
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size Smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 160 g
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Around 30% lighter
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 240 shots vs 230 shots
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Thickness Is thicker
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $130 - $170

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $186

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $129

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is much heavier
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $195 - $220

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $89 - $175

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Travel zoom

              $129

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

              Travel zoom

              $346

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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