Canon EOS 1D X vs Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Canon EOS 1D X
Nikon Coolpix S8200

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Reasons For

14 Reasons For
28% higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is an 18.1MP digital camera. That's 4.9MP higher than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (13.2MP). 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.

27% more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 19.3MP digital camera. That's 5.13MP more than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (14.17MP).
97% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 49,600 higher than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (1,600).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30s. That's 26s longer than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (4s). Read more

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

Larger screen size Edit
Canon EOS 1D X is 3.2" screen. That's 0.5" larger than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (2.7"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Wider field of view Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 100% field of view digital camera. That's 4% wider than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (96%).
78% higher display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 810,000 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (230,000 pixels).
0.76x higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 0.76x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.76x higher than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (unknownx). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

10x higher maximum playback zoom Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 10x maximum playback zoom digital camera. That's 10x higher than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (unknownx).
860.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X takes 860.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix S8200 only takes 220.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Eight more awards
The Canon EOS 1D X has 11 awards from expert review sites, but the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has 3 awards.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 56 expert reviews, the average review score of the Canon EOS 1D X is 89%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 79% (based on 33 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
Based on 311 user reviews, the average review score of the Canon EOS 1D X is 97%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 94% (based on 100 reviews).
3 Reasons For
96.6mm shorter Edit
Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 67mm tall, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 163.6mm tall digital camera (96.6mm taller).
Significantly thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a 37.6mm deep digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is an 82.7mm deep digital camera (45.1mm thicker).
48.5mm narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a 109.5mm wide digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 158mm wide digital camera (48.5mm wider).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Taller Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a height of 163.6mm. That's 96.6mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (67mm).
Thicker Edit
Canon EOS 1D X is 82.7mm deep. That's 45.1mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (37.6mm).
31% wider Edit
Canon EOS 1D X is 158mm wide. That's 48.5mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix S8200 (109.5mm).
13 Reasons Against
4.9MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a megapixel count of 13.2MP, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is an 18.1MP digital camera (4.9MP 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.

5.13MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a total megapixel count of 14.17MP, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 19.3MP digital camera (5.13MP more).
Vastly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a maximum ISO speed of 1,600, however the Canon EOS 1D X is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (49,600 higher).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Nikon Coolpix S8200 is only 4s maximum shutter speed, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

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

0.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a 2.7" screen digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.5" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Slightly narrower field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a field of view of 96%, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 100% field of view digital camera (4% wider).
810,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (810,000 pixels higher).
Six hundred and fourty less shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Nikon Coolpix S8200 is 220.00, but the Canon EOS 1D X only takes 860.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Nikon Coolpix S8200, whereas 3 shops sell the Canon EOS 1D X. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Seven months older
The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is older than the Canon EOS 1D X by seven months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon Coolpix S8200 has received 3 awards, the Canon EOS 1D X has received 11 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Nikon Coolpix S8200's average expert rating is only 79%, however the Canon EOS 1D X's is 89% (based on 56 reviews).
A bit Lower user review Score
The Nikon Coolpix S8200's average user rating is 94%, however the Canon EOS 1D X's is 97% (based on 311 reviews).

Awards

11 Awards
buy-n-shoot.com: Platinum
camcorderinfo.com: Best of Year
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold
3 Awards
dgl.ru: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18.1MP
BEST
13.2MP
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
BEST
 5184 x 3456
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
BEST
 3:2
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
36 x 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
19.3MP
BEST
14.17MP
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 4:3
 3:2
 4:3
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
Shock Resistant Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock resistant case
Dust Resistant Case
 Dust resistant case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.9
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.3
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 90mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 30mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1 - 12.3
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 6/5
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 centre weighted
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 centre weighted
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
-2 - 18 0.05 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05 - ∞
Auto Focus Point
61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Speed
 100
 200
 51200
 125
 160
 1600
 25
 100
 200
 51200
 125
 160
 1600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200
BEST
1,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - 1.7
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3 - 3.1
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@15fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@15fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 WAV
 WAV
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording

Memory

Memory Card
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
BEST
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 25MB
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3.2"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100%
BEST
96%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
230,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.76x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
Connection
 Wireless LAN
BEST
 Wireless LAN
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,10 10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Adjustment Mode
 Brightness
 Brightness
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Slide show
 Slide show
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
100ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Dual Digic 5+ Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Fireworks
 Night
 Underwater
 Food
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Fireworks
 Night
 Underwater
 Food
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
163.6mm 67mm
BEST
Depth
82.7mm 37.6mm
BEST
Width
158mm 109.5mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 180g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
CR2025, LP-E4N/ LP-E4 EN-EL19
Shot Per Battery Charge
860 shots
BEST
220 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 -10 - 40

System Requirements

Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility , Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

Networking Feature
Gigabit Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Aperture Priority Mode
 Aperture priority mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital SLR
 Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Exposure
 Manual exposure
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure
 Auto exposure
Unknown - Click to provide data
Recording Format
EXIF 2.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Priority AE
 Shutter priority AE
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Pack
LP-E4N/ LP-E4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 2 x DIGIC 5+
 2 x DIGIC 5+
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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