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

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size 110x77x78 mm
Thickness
Thin
3.1"
Weight
Light-weight
406 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S8200

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom More zoom 40x vs 21x
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More than 3.5x more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.9 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the S8200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller 110x77x78 mm vs 123x87x116 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 406 g vs 670 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.1" vs 4.6"
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More than 30% thinner
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recommendations

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

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        1 cm
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        S8200:4.6"
        L120:3.1"
        Weight Heavy Help
        S8200:670 g
        L120:406 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Size Large Help
        S8200:123x87x116 mm
        L120:110x77x78 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        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
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $230

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227 - $255

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $127 - $129

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $376 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Super zoom

        $260 - $305

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S8500

        Fujifilm FinePix S8500

        Super zoom

        $194

        Zoom More zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix S8600

        Fujifilm FinePix S8600

        Super zoom

        $140 - $219

        Size Significantly smaller
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Fujifilm FinePix S6800

        Fujifilm FinePix S6800

        Super zoom

        $159

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Size Slightly smaller
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $115

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Super zoom

        $320

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $207

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        $198

        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $399

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom More zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Size Larger

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