The Fujifilm FinePix Z3 is mostly gets compared to pro digicams, compacts and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix Z3's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot S110) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix Z35 and the FinePix F470 Zoom)

Competitor classes

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm Z3 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (89×56×20 mm) vs compact (99×59×27 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (170 g vs 198 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (232k dots vs 461k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
6 years newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the Z3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the Z3)

  • None found

common strengths of the S110 and Z3

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm Z3 compared to compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (89×56×20 mm) vs compact (90×58×24 mm)).

However, on average it takes slightly lower resolution photos (5 MP vs 9.8 MP), is older (may 2006 vs july 2009), is slightly heavier (170 g vs 125 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix Z35

Fujifilm FinePix Z35
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Z35 (vs the Z3)

  • Higher true resolution: 9.8 MP vs 5 MP
  • Lighter: 125 g vs 170 g

Significant disadvantages of the Z35 (vs the Z3)

  • Much larger: Compact (90×58×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (89×56×20 mm)

common strengths of the Z35 and Z3

  • Very small: Compact (90×58×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (89×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 125 g vs 170 g

Fujifilm FinePix F470 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F470 Zoom
4 months older

Significant advantages of the F470 Zoom (vs the Z3)

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

Significant disadvantages of the F470 Zoom (vs the Z3)

  • None found

common strengths of the F470 Zoom and Z3

  • Very small: Super compact (92×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (89×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 150 g vs 170 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to digicam competitors the Fujifilm Z3 has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and is older (may 2006 vs june 2012).

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera
6 years newer
$88

Significant advantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the Z3)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the Z3)

  • None found

common strengths of the Instant Digital Camera and Z3

  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.8"