As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix A120 is also often compared to digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix A120's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A30) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix AW120)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm A120 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly lighter (170 g vs 213 g) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (compact (102×51×42 mm) vs compact (110×66×26 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120
10 years newer
$514

Significant advantages of the AW120 (vs the A120)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the AW120 (vs the A120)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the AW120 and A120

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm A120 compared to digicam competitors include: it is newer (february 2004 vs february 2002), is slightly lighter (170 g vs 350 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm) and slightly shorter exposures (1/2 of a second vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot A30

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the PowerShot A30 (vs the A120)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot A30 (vs the A120)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the PowerShot A30 and A120

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel