• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 810.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 20.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P500 advantages over Samsung WB2200F

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Less shutter lag
    0.16 vs 0.47 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 6.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Samsung WB2200F advantages over Nikon P500

  • Slower slow-motion
    360 fps vs 240 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 810 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    20 mm vs 23 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S4000

Nikon P500
Fujifilm S4000
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm S4000
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm SL300

Nikon P500
Fujifilm SL300
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm SL300
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Olympus SP-820UZ

Nikon P500
Olympus SP-820UZ
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
Samsung WB2200F
Olympus SP-820UZ
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Panasonic FZ70

Nikon P500
Panasonic FZ70
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Larger lens aperture
Samsung WB2200F
Panasonic FZ70
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Nikon P500
Fujifilm S1
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Samsung WB2200F
Fujifilm S1
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Wider angle lens
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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