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Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
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
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Lowest price Much cheaper $259.97 vs $599.95
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The best price we've seen is $340 cheaper (2.3x less)
Weight Lighter 213 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 104x59x33 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Almost the same
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 961k dots vs 921k dots
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Almost the same
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.3" vs 1.3"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX9v

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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
Zoom More zoom 16x vs 14x
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More than 30% more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 250 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              S8200:961k dots
              DSC-HX9v:921k dots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S8200:213 g
              DSC-HX9v:245 g
              Size Large Help
              S8200:104x59x33 mm
              DSC-HX9v:105x59x34 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Nikon Coolpix S9100

              Travel zoom

              $219

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $245

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $224

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $327

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $200 with 10-30mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $379 - $389

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

              Travel zoom

              $145

              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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