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Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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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 Much better wide angle 26 mm vs 33 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Size Significantly 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
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
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
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

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Compact

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot A1200

Canon PowerShot A1200

Compact

$99

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker

Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
Canon PowerShot A800

Canon PowerShot A800

Compact

$129

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810

Compact

$108

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $749 body only

$550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Kodak EasyShare M552

Kodak EasyShare M552

Compact

$130

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$88

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
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 S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$120 - $137

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$84 - $120

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

appearance

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