As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S3000 Z is also often compared to mirrorless, entry-level DSLRs, super zooms, compacts and ultra compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S3000 Z's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix 3800 and the FinePix S4000) and Sony (such as the Alpha A6000 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W710)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to other digicam competitors include: it is newer (august 2003 vs october 2001) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/800 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Fujifilm FinePix 3800

Fujifilm FinePix 3800
1 year older

Significant advantages of the 3800 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 3800 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the 3800 and S3000 Z

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Olympus C-3020 Zoom

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the C-3020 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 32 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the C-3020 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/800 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the C-3020 Zoom and S3000 Z

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S602 Zoom

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the S602 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S602 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the S602 Zoom and S3000 Z

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix 2800 Zoom

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the 2800 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 2800 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the 2800 Zoom and S3000 Z

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 10fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 24 MP).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
10 years newer
$446 - $448 (body only)
$470 - $498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 62k dots

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the A6000 and S3000 Z

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000
8 years newer
$430 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX1000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 62k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 3.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the NX1000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX1000 and S3000 Z

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (standard size (100×77×69 mm) vs professional size (129×101×78 mm)), is thinner (2.7" vs 3.1") and is slightly lighter (400 g vs 570 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 10fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 17.9 MP).

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
3 years newer
$900 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much higher resolution screen: 230k dots vs 62k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Does not take movies: None vs 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)

common strengths of the Rebel XTi and S3000 Z

  • Very small: Prosumer size (127×94×65 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 2.7"

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
12 years newer
$335 - $699 (body only)
$389 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 62k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and S3000 Z

  • Light weight: 485 g vs 400 g

Sony SLT A65

Sony SLT-A65
8 years newer
$1,098 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SLT A65 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 62k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A65 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×97×81 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 622 g vs 400 g

common strengths of the SLT A65 and S3000 Z

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
7 years newer
$499 (body only)
$752 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 10fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 62k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 2.7"
  • Heavier: 570 g vs 400 g

common strengths of the T3i and S3000 Z

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), is thinner (2.7" vs 3.8") and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (6x vs 30x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
11 years newer
$289

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L840 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L840 and S3000 Z

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000
7 years newer
$486

Significant advantages of the S4000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S4000 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the S4000 and S3000 Z

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the S5700 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the S5700 Zoom (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the S5700 Zoom and S3000 Z

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (106×76×81 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Light weight: 406 g vs 400 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 2.7"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to compact competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 10fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), is much larger (standard size (100×77×69 mm) vs super compact (97×55×20 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710
9 years newer
$90

Significant advantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (97×55×20 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W710 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-W710 and S3000 Z

  • None found

Konica Minolta DiMAGE E323

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Significant advantages of the E323 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Much smaller: Compact (99×62×35 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 2.7"
  • Much lighter: 195 g vs 400 g

Significant disadvantages of the E323 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.6" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the E323 and S3000 Z

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S3000 Z compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 10fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), is much larger (standard size (100×77×69 mm) vs ultra compact (92×56×18 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
6 years newer
$120

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and S3000 Z

  • None found

Pentax Optio M30

Pentax Optio M30
3 years newer
$175

Significant advantages of the M30 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M30 (vs the S3000 Z)

  • None found

common strengths of the M30 and S3000 Z

  • None found