Nikon Coolpix L340 vs Samsung WB2200F

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Nikon Coolpix L340
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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
19% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 20.2MP digital camera. That's 3.8MP higher than the Samsung WB2200F (16.4MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

53% smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 3.1 smaller than the Samsung WB2200F (2.8).
2.8 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a minimum aperture of 3.1, but the Samsung WB2200F is a 5.9 minimum aperture digital camera (2.8 larger).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Samsung WB2200F (100).
PictBridge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 supports PictBridge, however the Samsung WB2200F does not support PictBridge.
Shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 76.3mm tall digital camera. That's 45.5mm shorter than the Samsung WB2200F (121.8mm).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a depth of 83.3mm. That's 21.7mm thinner than the Samsung WB2200F (105mm).
8% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a width of 111.1mm. That's 7.9mm narrower than the Samsung WB2200F (119mm).
Four supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has four supported batteries, however the Samsung WB2200F only has one supported battery.
4 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Much better user reviews
Based on 97 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is 89%, but the average rating of the Samsung WB2200F is 78% (based on 11 reviews).
11 Reasons For
Hugely bigger optical zoom Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has an optical zoom of 60x, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 28x optical zoom digital camera (32x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 1,200mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 570mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (1,200mm).
2.5mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a minimum focal length of 20mm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 22.5mm minimum focal length digital camera (2.5mm longer).
Significantly higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (4,800 lower).
4s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a maximum camera shutter speed of 8s, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (4s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Vastly higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a JPEG frame rate of 30fps, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a unknownfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (30fps lower).
Bigger internal memory Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has an internal memory of 17MB, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a unknownMB internal memory digital camera (17MB smaller).
64GB larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 64GB maximum memory card size digital camera. That's 64GB larger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (64GB).
Vastly bigger battery capacity Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a battery capacity of 1,410mAh, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a unknownmAh battery digital camera (1,410mAh smaller).
£47 cheaper
The Samsung WB2200F is £47 cheaper than the Nikon Coolpix L340.
Expert reviews are a little better
The Samsung WB2200F has an average expert review score of 63% based on 12 reviews, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 has an average rating of 60% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 28x optical zoom digital camera. That's 32x smaller than the Samsung WB2200F (60x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a maximum focal length of 630mm, whereas the Samsung WB2200F is a 1,200mm maximum focal length digital camera (570mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 22.5mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 2.5mm longer than the Samsung WB2200F (20mm).
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 4,800 lower than the Samsung WB2200F (6,400).
4s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 4s shorter than the Samsung WB2200F (8s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

More expensive by £47
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is £47 more expensive than the Samsung WB2200F.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L340 only has an average expert score of 60%, but the Samsung WB2200F has an average expert rating of 63% (based on 12 reviews).
12 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a megapixel count of 16.4MP, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 20.2MP digital camera (3.8MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a maximum aperture of 2.8, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera (3.1 smaller).
48% larger minimum aperture Edit
The Samsung WB2200F is a 5.9 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 2.8 larger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (5.9).
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
Does not support PictBridge Edit
The Samsung WB2200F does not support PictBridge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 does.
45.5mm taller Edit
The Samsung WB2200F has a height of 121.8mm, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 76.3mm tall digital camera (45.5mm shorter).
Thicker Edit
Samsung WB2200F is 105mm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 83.3mm deep digital camera (21.7mm thinner).
A bit wider Edit
Samsung WB2200F is 119mm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 111.1mm wide digital camera (7.9mm narrower).
Three less supported batteries Edit
The number of supported batteries on the Samsung WB2200F is one, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 only has four supported batteries.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 stores sells the Samsung WB2200F, but 6 sellers sell the Nikon Coolpix L340. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Three months older
The Samsung WB2200F is older than the Nikon Coolpix L340 by three months.
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung WB2200F is only 78%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix L340 is 89% (based on 97 reviews).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
20.2MP
BEST
16.4MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 2832 x 2832
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
BEST
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 2832 x 2832
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
BEST
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.48MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
28x 60x
BEST
Digital Zoom
2x 2x
Maximum Aperture
5.9
BEST
2.8
Minimum Aperture
3.1
BEST
5.9
Maximum Focal Length
630mm 1,200mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
22.5mm 20mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4 - 112 3.58 - 214.8
Lens Structure
12/9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 selective
 multi point
 tracking
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 selective
 multi point
 tracking
 Selective Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Normal Focusing Range
0.5 - ∞ / 1.5 - ∞ 0.8 - ∞/3.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - ∞ 0.1 - 0.8
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - ∞
Super Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.5
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 64
 100
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 80
 160
 1600
 64
 100
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
100
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 8s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Fill-in
 Flash off
Tele Flash Range
1.5 - 2.4 1.5 - 3
Flash Recharging Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 5s
Flash Range
0.5 - 4.7 0.8 - 6

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 PCM
 AAC++
BEST
 PCM
 AAC++
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 17MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
BEST
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Scene
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Self-Timer
10 2,10
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Sunset
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Sunset
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 618g
Height
76.3mm
BEST
121.8mm
Depth
83.3mm
BEST
105mm
Width
111.1mm
BEST
119mm
Weight Including Battery
430g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
AA BP-1410
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,410mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
370 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4608 x 3456
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Minimum Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD Phenom
Minimum RAM Requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data 256MB
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data 110MB

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data I-Launcher
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Camera Shutter Speed Range
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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