As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S304 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams, super zooms and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix S304's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS 700D and the EOS 600D) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S3000 Z and the FinePix S4800)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S304 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/4), has a slightly larger screen (1.8" vs 1.6"), is newer (august 2002 vs april 2001) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 35 mm).

Fujifilm FinePix S3000 Z

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S3000 Z (vs the S304)

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Significant disadvantages of the S3000 Z (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3000 Z and S304

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Olympus C-120

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4 months older

Significant advantages of the C-120 (vs the S304)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the C-120 (vs the S304)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/4 vs f/2.8
  • Much smaller screen: 1.6" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the C-120 and S304

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Ricoh RDC-7

Ricoh RDC-7
2 years older

Significant advantages of the RDC-7 (vs the S304)

  • Much larger screen: 2" vs 1.8"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the RDC-7 (vs the S304)

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

common strengths of the RDC-7 and S304

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix 775

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the Coolpix 775 (vs the S304)

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Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix 775 (vs the S304)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 1.8"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix 775 and S304

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

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D
10 years newer
$532 (body only)
$598 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 700D (vs the S304)

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Significant disadvantages of the 700D (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the 700D and S304

  • None found

Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D
8 years newer
$425 (body only)
$532 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 600D (vs the S304)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 600D (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the 600D and S304

  • None found

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
8 years newer
$329 (body only)
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the S304)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3100 and S304

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S304 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Samsung Digimax 230

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5 months older

Significant advantages of the Digimax 230 (vs the S304)

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Significant disadvantages of the Digimax 230 (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digimax 230 and S304

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310
9 years newer
$451

Significant advantages of the P310 (vs the S304)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the P310 (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the P310 and S304

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S304 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (standard size (100×77×69 mm) vs prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)), is thinner (2.7" vs 3.9") and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the S4800 (vs the S304)

  • 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 S4800 (vs the S304)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S4800 and S304

  • Fairly small: Professional size (122×93×100 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Light weight: 518 g vs 400 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 2.7"

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200
9 years newer

Significant advantages of the S4200 (vs the S304)

  • 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 S4200 (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the S4200 and S304

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Light weight: 543 g vs 400 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 2.7"

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100
7 years newer
$489

Significant advantages of the P100 (vs the S304)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the P100 (vs the S304)

  • None found

common strengths of the P100 and S304

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×83×99 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 400 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 2.7"

Fujifilm FinePix S5500

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the S5500 (vs the S304)

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

Significant disadvantages of the S5500 (vs the S304)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the S5500 and S304

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (113×81×79 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Very light: 387 g vs 400 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 2.7"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S304 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (100×77×69 mm) vs compact (108×60×31 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151
11 years newer
$178

Significant advantages of the FZ151 (vs the S304)

  • Much smaller: Compact (108×60×31 mm) vs Standard size (100×77×69 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the FZ151 (vs the S304)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 4 seconds vs 1/1500 of a second
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the FZ151 and S304

  • None found