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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
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

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Macro focus 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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        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
        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.

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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348

        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 S9100

        Nikon Coolpix S9100

        Travel zoom

        $247 - $265

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Nikon Coolpix S9500

        Travel zoom

        $210

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $199

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        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

        $648 body only

        $798 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 S5300

        Nikon Coolpix S5300

        Compact

        $147 - $177

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Significantly thinner
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Nikon Coolpix S9200

        Travel zoom

        $204

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

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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 Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

        Travel zoom

        $215

        Zoom More zoom
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Size Larger
        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
        Zoom Less zoom
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

        Travel zoom

        $160 - $228

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v
        Nikon Coolpix S8200 Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

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