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Nikon Coolpix P100

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Nikon Coolpix P100

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P100

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 114x83x99 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
190 ms shutter lag
Weight
Light-weight
481 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 26 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 26.1x
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More than 30% more zoom
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 320 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 30% higher fps
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P100

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Size Significantly smaller 114x83x99 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 481 g vs 730 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.9" vs 5"
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More than 20% thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $330.00 vs $349.00
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The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              HS20 EXR:320 fps
              P100:240 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS20 EXR:5"
              P100:3.9"
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS20 EXR:730 g
              P100:481 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Size Large Help
              HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
              P100:114x83x99 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              HS20 EXR:30x
              P100:26.1x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $239

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $249 body only

              $375 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 - $370 body only

              $399 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $269

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Battery life Has a much shorter battery life

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $246

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $240

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $471

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $229 - $436

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $399 - $675

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
              Size Significantly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

              Nikon Coolpix P100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $170

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $479

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $364

              Zoom More zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Nikon D3000

              Nikon D3000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $407 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $427

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (11:00 PM, January 25, 2011)
              Hi Alexandr, are we missing specs for one of the cameras? On the specs page we have the Nikon P100 supporting 720p @ 60fps, but not the HS20.
               
              Alexandr (2:30 PM, January 25, 2011)
              720p 60 fps option missing for now!..