Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S8200 vs Samsung WB850F

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
961k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 104x59x33 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Weight
Light-weight
213 g
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
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 S8200

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 961k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Battery life Longer battery life 250 shots vs 220 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Cheaper $340.00 vs $488.46
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The best price we've seen is $148 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung WB750

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 440 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 105x59x24 mm vs 104x59x33 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WB750's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 193 g vs 213 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 16s vs 4s
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4x longer exposures
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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
              S8200:Lens
              WB750:Sensor shift, Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S8200:250 shots
              WB750:220 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $528

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $418 body only

              $399 - $539 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              $265

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $250

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $371

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $147 - $177

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $220

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $259

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $320

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $206

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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              discussion

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              Leandroc (1:14 AM, March 25, 2012)
              Another advantage of the Samsung WB750 is full manual control, that does not exist in the NIkon S8200