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Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 101x58x27 mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Zoom More zoom 14x vs 10x
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Around 2x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
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 Sony DSC-HX7v

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 101x58x27 mm vs 104x59x33 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price Cheaper $159.99 vs $246.95
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The best price we've seen is $87 cheaper (around 40% less)
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              S8200:961k dots
              DSC-HX7v:921k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              S8200:213 g
              DSC-HX7v:208 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S8200:14x
              DSC-HX7v:10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $247 - $265

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              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
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $200

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $598 body only

              $748 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 L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Zoom Much more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $147 - $177

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-H70

              Sony Cybershot H70

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Weight Slightly lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

              Sony Cybershot WX10

              Compact

              $228

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V
              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

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