Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S8200 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Fujifilm FinePix S8200 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S8200

66

Nikon Coolpix L120

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size 110x77x78 mm
Weight
Light-weight
406 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S8200. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S8200

Report a correction
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Zoom
More zoom
40x vs 21x
Help
More than 3.5x more zoom
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.1
Help
At its widest zoom, the S8200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$153.80 vs $440.29
Help
The best price we've seen is $286 cheaper (2.9x less)
Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Learn more about
the Fujifilm S8200

Advantages of the Nikon L120

Report a correction
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 460k dots
Help
2x higher resolution screen
Size
Significantly smaller
110x77x78 mm vs 123x87x116 mm
Help
Around 50% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
406 g vs 670 g
Help
Around 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 4.6"
Help
More than 30% thinner
Nikon Coolpix L120 Learn more about
the Nikon L120
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Fujifilm FinePix S8200 66
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        56 Nikon Coolpix L120 Nikon Coolpix L120
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S82004.6"
              L1203.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S8200670 g
              L120406 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S820040x
              L12021x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $150

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $247

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $547 body only

              $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Super zoom

              $170 - $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Weight Lighter
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $125 - $230

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $210

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $297

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $171

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $141

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

              appearance

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Nikon Coolpix L120
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Nikon Coolpix L120
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Nikon Coolpix L120

              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200
              FinePix S8200
              Fujifilm

              Report a correction
              Nikon Coolpix L120
              Coolpix L120
              Nikon

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments