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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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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 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
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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:Lens, Sensor shift
        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
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung WB250F

        Samsung WB250F

        Travel zoom

        $139

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $297

        Zoom Much more zoom
        GPS Has a GPS
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony Alpha A6000

        Sony Alpha A6000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $648 body only

        $798 with 16-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $213

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Travel zoom

        $204

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

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        $290

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Samsung WB750 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $330 - $399

        GPS Has a GPS
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Size Larger
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $299

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Samsung HZ35W

        Samsung HZ35W

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Samsung WB50F

        Samsung WB50F

        Travel zoom

        $127 - $179

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Weight Lighter
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Zoom Less zoom
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $199

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Zoom More zoom
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Samsung WB750

        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