Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F

Portability
97
Imaging
34
Features
11
Overall
24
Nikon Coolpix S220 front
 
Samsung WB2200F front
Portability
59
Imaging
41
Features
48
Overall
43

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Key Specs

Nikon S220
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 2000
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35-105mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 100g - 90 x 56 x 18mm
  • Introduced February 2009
Samsung WB2200F
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 20-1200mm (F2.8-5.9) lens
  • 708g - 119 x 122 x 99mm
  • Announced January 2014
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Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Overview

Its time to take a deeper look at the Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F, former is a Ultracompact while the other is a Small Sensor Superzoom by brands Nikon and Samsung. There is a considerable difference between the image resolutions of the S220 (10MP) and WB2200F (16MP) but they feature the exact same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The S220 was announced 5 years prior to the WB2200F which is quite a large difference as far as tech is concerned. Both cameras come with different body type with the Nikon S220 being a Ultracompact camera and the Samsung WB2200F being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before we go through a detailed comparison, below is a quick synopsis of how the S220 scores against the WB2200F with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Nikon S220 over the Samsung WB2200F

 S220 WB2200F 

Reasons to pick Samsung WB2200F over the Nikon S220

 WB2200F S220 
AnnouncedJanuary 2014February 2009Newer by 59 months
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Display dimension3"2.5"Larger display (+0.5")
Display resolution460k230kClearer display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Nikon S220 and Samsung WB2200F

 S220 WB2200F 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither has Touch friendly display

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Physical Comparison

For anybody who is looking to travel with your camera frequently, you will have to factor its weight and measurements. The Nikon S220 has physical measurements of 90mm x 56mm x 18mm (3.5" x 2.2" x 0.7") with a weight of 100 grams (0.22 lbs) and the Samsung WB2200F has proportions of 119mm x 122mm x 99mm (4.7" x 4.8" x 3.9") having a weight of 708 grams (1.56 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are utilizing at that time. Underneath is the front view dimensions comparison of the S220 against the WB2200F.

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the S220 and WB2200F is 97 and 59 respectively.

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F top view buttons comparison

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is difficult to picture the gap between sensor dimensions merely by reading specs. The pic underneath will offer you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the S220 and WB2200F.

As you can plainly see, both of those cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements but different MP. You can expect to see the Samsung WB2200F to deliver more detail with its extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution will enable you to crop photos somewhat more aggressively. The more aged S220 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor tech.

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F sensor size comparison

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon S220 Portrait photography information
Samsung WB2200F Portrait photography information
20
manual focus not available
no manual mode
cannot use external flash
resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
44
focusing manually
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
comes with face detect focus
cannot use external flash
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Nikon S220 as a Street photography camera
Samsung WB2200F as a Street photography camera
48
screen is fixed
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
40
built in image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
heavier than competition in class (708 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Nikon S220
Sports photography with Samsung WB2200F
17
lack of shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
53
amazing zoom range (20-1200mm 60.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
comes with tracking focus
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Nikon S220 as a Travel photography camera
Samsung WB2200F as a Travel photography camera
52
built-in flash
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
resolution not great (10 megapixels)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
wide angle not good (35mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
51
MP count decent (16MP)
flash built-in
rather wide (20mm)
very long zoom (1200mm)
lack of Time Lapse function
heavier than competition in class (708g)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon S220 Landscape photography highlights
Samsung WB2200F Landscape photography highlights
23
manual focus not available
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (35mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is small (2.5")
no manual mode
lack of image stabilization
resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
47
focusing manually
rather wide (20mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16MP)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
very small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon S220 Vlogging advice
Samsung WB2200F Vlogging advice
22
wide angle not good (35mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
lack of image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
doesn't have mic jack
25
rather wide (20mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
lack of mic socket
heavier than competition in class (708 grams)
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Nikon S220 vs Samsung WB2200F Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon S220 and Samsung WB2200F
 Nikon Coolpix S220Samsung WB2200F
General Information
Make Nikon Samsung
Model Nikon Coolpix S220 Samsung WB2200F
Class Ultracompact Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2009-02-03 2014-01-07
Physical type Ultracompact SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 3648 x 2736 4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 2000 6400
Minimum native ISO 80 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 35-105mm (3.0x) 20-1200mm (60.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.1-5.9 f/2.8-5.9
Macro focus distance 10cm 10cm
Crop factor 5.9 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.5 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 230 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen technology - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 200 thousand dots
Features
Slowest shutter speed 8 seconds 1/8 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 11.0 frames per second 8.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range - 6.00 m (ISO Auto)
Flash settings Auto, Red-Eye reduction, Off, On, Slow sync Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x720(30fps), 640x480(30fps), QVGA(30fps, 30s, Streaming) * High Speed : 360fps(176x128), 240fps(384x288)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 1920x1080
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 100 gr (0.22 lb) 708 gr (1.56 lb)
Dimensions 90 x 56 x 18mm (3.5" x 2.2" x 0.7") 119 x 122 x 99mm (4.7" x 4.8" x 3.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model EN-EL10 BP-1410
Self timer Yes (3 or 10 sec) -
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC, Internal SD, SDHC, SCXC
Card slots 1 1
Price at launch $56 $599