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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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8200

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
Size Slightly smaller 104x59x33 mm vs 105x59x34 mm
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 213 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
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 Slightly more zoom 16x vs 14x
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More than 30% more zoom
Wide angle Slightly 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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recommendations

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
        S8200:961k dots
        DSC-HX9v: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-HX9v:245 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $448

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Zoom Has slightly less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $221

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Nikon Coolpix S9700

        Travel zoom

        $278 - $297

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Is slightly larger
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $167 - $227

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $199

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $300 - $310

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Sony Alpha A5000

        Sony Alpha A5000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $298 - $410 with 16-50mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen

        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
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279 - $368

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        $250

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Travel zoom

        $265

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

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $298

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Size Larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $330

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $445

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

        Travel zoom

        $350

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $275

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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