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Advantages of the Nikon S8200

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
961k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
14x vs 5x
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Around 8x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
250 shots vs 240 shots
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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Size
Much smaller
92×52×19 mm vs 104×59×33 mm
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2.2x smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Thickness
Much thinner
0.7" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight
Much lighter
117 g vs 213 g
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Around 50% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              S8200104×59×33 mm
              WX5092×52×19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              S8200213 g
              WX50117 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Nikon Coolpix S8200

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              Nikon Coolpix S8200
              Coolpix S8200
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
              Cyber-shot WX50
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