Updated (July, 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S8200 vs Nikon Coolpix S9100

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Nikon Coolpix S8100

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Nikon Coolpix S8100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 25 mm vs 30 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Zoom More zoom 14x vs 10x
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Around 2x more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S8200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 961k dots vs 921k dots
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon S8100

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Size Smaller 104x60x30 mm vs 104x59x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 1.2" vs 1.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
        Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
        S8200:961k dots
        S8100:921k dots
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        1 cm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        S8200:Lens
        S8100:Sensor shift, Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        4 seconds
        Weight Heavy Help
        S8200:213 g
        S8100:209 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        S8200:1.3"
        S8100:1.2"
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Size Large Help
        S8200:104x59x33 mm
        S8100:104x60x30 mm

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $219

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Thickness Is thicker
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $175

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $327

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $134

        Size Is slightly smaller
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $167

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Nikon Coolpix S9300

        Travel zoom

        $224

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        $238

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen

        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon 1 J1

        Nikon 1 J1

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $200 with 10-30mm lens

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Pro digicam

        $245

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom Less zoom
        Battery life Shorter battery life

        Nikon Coolpix S8100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix S8100.

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