As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix F700 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix F700's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S3600) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix F710)

Competitor classes

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, compared to other pro digicam competitors the Fujifilm F700 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 32 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.1") and is older (february 2003 vs february 2004).

Fujifilm FinePix F710

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the F710 (vs the F700)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 32 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the F710 (vs the F700)

  • None found

common strengths of the F710 and F700

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×54×29 mm) vs Compact (108×54×28 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F700 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.7), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), is slightly larger (compact (108×54×28 mm) vs super compact (97×58×20 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
11 years newer
$186

Significant advantages of the S3600 (vs the F700)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the S3600 (vs the F700)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S3600 and F700

  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Compact (108×54×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 125 g vs 205 g