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

Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
961k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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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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
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
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
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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At its widest zoom, the WB750's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 213 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$238.00 vs $340.00
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The best price we've seen is $102 cheaper (30% less)
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
              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
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              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

              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly larger

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $217

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $221 - $268

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              $240

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

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $200

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

              Samsung WB750 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung WB700

              Samsung WB700

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Samsung TL34HD

              Samsung TL34HD

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Samsung WB750

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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