As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S7000 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, super zooms, travel zooms and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix S7000 Zoom's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D3000 and the Coolpix S6900) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S1500 and the FinePix S3300)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S7000 Zoom compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it takes slightly higher resolution photos (12.3 MP vs 10 MP), has a viewfinder (digital vs none), has more storage slots (2 vs 1) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 460k dots) and is much larger (prosumer size (121×82×97 mm) vs compact (109×60×27 mm)).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
5 years newer
$778

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX3 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (109×60×27 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX3 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DMC-LX3 and S7000 Zoom

  • Support external flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S7000 Zoom compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it takes much higher resolution photos (12.3 MP vs 10 MP), has more storage slots (2 vs 1) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 230k dots), has a much smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000
6 years newer
$637 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3000 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 230k dots vs 118k dots

Significant disadvantages of the D3000 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much lower true resolution: 10 MP vs 12.3 MP
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the D3000 and S7000 Zoom

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 230k dots vs 118k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much lower true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 12.3 MP
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the Rebel XS and S7000 Zoom

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S7000 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it takes slightly higher resolution photos (12.3 MP vs 8 MP), has more storage slots (2 vs 1), supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and is older (july 2003 vs february 2011).

Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Fujifilm FinePix S1500
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the S1500 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the S1500 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the S1500 and S7000 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Standard size (103×73×68 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Light weight: 345 g vs 590 g
  • Thin: 2.7" vs 3.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7
3 years newer
$640

Significant advantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 31 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-H7 and S7000 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×83×86 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Light weight: 405 g vs 590 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 3.8"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
11 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 118k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L340 and S7000 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 590 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 3.8"

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Fujifilm FinePix S3300
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the S3300 and S7000 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 590 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 3.8"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S7000 Zoom compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12.3 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a viewfinder (digital vs none), has more storage slots (2 vs 1) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 460k dots), is much larger (prosumer size (121×82×97 mm) vs compact (99×58×28 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Nikon Coolpix S6900

Nikon Coolpix S6900
11 years newer
$325

Significant advantages of the S6900 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (99×58×28 mm) vs Prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S6900 (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S6900 and S7000 Zoom

  • Very fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S7000 Zoom compared to digicam competitors include: it takes significantly higher resolution photos (12.3 MP vs 6 MP), is newer (july 2003 vs march 2001), has more storage slots (2 vs 1), has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 3 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (1.8" vs 2").

Fujifilm FinePix 6900 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix 6900 Zoom
2 years older

Significant advantages of the 6900 Zoom (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 6900 Zoom (vs the S7000 Zoom)

  • Significantly lower true resolution: 6 MP vs 12.3 MP
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the 6900 Zoom and S7000 Zoom

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