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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

Size
Really small
Compact 93x60x27 mm
 
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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"
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
5x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27

Compact

$64

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$390 - $399

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Travel zoom

$119 - $180

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Fujifilm FinePix JX400

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Nikon Coolpix L25

Nikon Coolpix L25

Compact

$107 - $119

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Macro focus Much better macro capability
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Size Slightly larger
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 Coolpix S3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$101

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Compact

$169

Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Travel zoom

$141

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Larger
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix 3200

Nikon Coolpix 3200

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200

Compact

$74

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

appearance

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