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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3100

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x57x18 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
118 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX300 over the Nikon Coolpix S3100.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm AX300

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Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S3100

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 26 mm vs 33 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Size Smaller 93x57x18 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the S3100's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Lighter 118 g vs 168 g
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Around 30% lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S3100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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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.

        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        10 cm
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        AX300:1.2 fps
        S3100:0.7 fps
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Compact

        $133

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Compact

        Thickness Is thicker
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

        Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ES75

        Samsung ES75

        Digicam

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Olympus Stylus 720 SW

        Olympus Stylus 720 SW

        Waterproof

        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

        Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

        Super zoom

        $398

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix JX300

        Fujifilm FinePix JX300

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Sony Cybershot W530

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

        Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $92

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S3000

        Nikon Coolpix S3000

        Compact

        $250

        Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Travel zoom

        $133

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Kodak EasyShare M532

        Kodak EasyShare M532

        Compact

        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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