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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 93x57x18 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 

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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, 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.

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
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
AX300:1.2 fps
S3100:0.7 fps
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
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

No significant shared competitors found.

Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix A900

Fujifilm FinePix A900

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor size Larger sensor
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$448 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Travel zoom

$241

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$200

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Weight Heavier

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$119

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610

Travel zoom

$93

3D Takes 3D photos
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
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
Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Compact

$169

Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$90

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Wide angle Worse wide angle

appearance

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discussion

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