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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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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Zoom Significantly 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
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
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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $201.44 vs $424.89
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The best price we've seen is $223 cheaper (2.1x less)
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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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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
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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

              $180 - $279

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $299

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $321 - $376

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $249 - $267

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much 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

              $249 - $305

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $219 - $230

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Super zoom

              $199

              Zoom More zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $159 - $160

              Battery life Significantly 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

              $198

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $115

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

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $198

              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $250

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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