• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.3 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 678.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P100 advantages over Nikon S6200

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    678 mm vs 250 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S6200 advantages over Nikon P100

  • Less expensive
    $230 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 98 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    160g vs 486g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 10.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P90

Nikon P100
Nikon P90
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon S6200
Nikon P90
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Pentax X90

Nikon P100
Pentax X90
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon S6200
Pentax X90
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic FZ47

Nikon P100
Panasonic FZ47
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Less shutter lag
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Nikon S6200
Panasonic FZ47
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon S6300

Nikon P100
Nikon S6300
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Nikon S6200
Nikon S6300
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon S6400

Nikon P100
Nikon S6400
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Nikon S6200
Nikon S6400
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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