Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-H30 vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

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Casio Exilim EX-H30

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Casio Exilim EX-H30

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H30

Size
Really small
Compact 104x58x27 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H30

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H30's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Size Smaller 104x58x27 mm vs 105x62x35 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $194.00 vs $246.95
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The best price we've seen is $53 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 8s vs 1s
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8x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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Zoom More zoom 18x vs 12.5x
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More than 2x more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 1280 @ 24fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              EX-H30:8s
              S9100:1s
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              $400

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Travel zoom

              $135

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Casio Exilim ZR700

              Casio Exilim ZR700

              Travel zoom

              $156

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $240

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $292

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $236

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Travel zoom

              $220 - $339

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $97

              Size Much smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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