Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix S9100

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Really small
Size
Compact 105x62x35 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 104x60x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-FH100

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
1,000 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 4x higher fps
Size
Smaller
104x60x28 mm vs 105x62x35 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
Help
At its widest zoom, the EX-FH100's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
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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20% thinner
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 1s
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30x longer exposures
Weight
Slightly lighter
201 g vs 214 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
18x vs 10x
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More than 3x more zoom
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
4 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 40% closer to the lens
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$264.50 vs $1,238.99
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The best price we've seen is $974 cheaper (4.7x less)
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
9.5 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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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
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              EX-FH100:1,000 fps
              S9100:240 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              EX-FH100:7 cm
              S9100:4 cm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $245

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $330

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $2,190

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $219

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Compact

              $177

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Super zoom

              $557

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $222 - $300

              Zoom Much more zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $275

              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

              $340

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Less zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $194 - $227

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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