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

Nikon Coolpix S8200 vs Samsung WB750

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
961k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (104×59×33 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB750

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (105×59×25 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
440 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S8200.
Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Samsung WB750.

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
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 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
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size
Smaller
105×59×25 mm vs 104×59×33 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.3"
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More than 20% thinner
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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Almost the same
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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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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              S8200
              1. Lens
              WB750
              1. Lens
              2. Sensor shift
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              $291

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $327

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $360

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $263

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $262

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $389

              GPS Has a GPS
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $362

              GPS Has a GPS
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $210

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $798 body only

              $539 - $898 with 12-32mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Larger

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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