Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix JX370 vs Nikon Coolpix S3100

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Fujifilm FinePix JX350

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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"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm JX350

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the JX350's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
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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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 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size Smaller 93x57x18 mm vs 94x55x23 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
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
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 118 g vs 130 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              JX350:94x55x23 mm
              S3100:93x57x18 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              JX350:130 g
              S3100:118 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              JX350:0.9"
              S3100:0.7"
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              10 cm
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              JX350:1.1 fps
              S3100:0.7 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149 - $179

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JX370

              Fujifilm FinePix JX370

              Compact

              $97

              Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix AX350

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350

              Compact

              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Olympus FE-360

              Olympus FE-360

              Compact

              $150

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Compact

              Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

              Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $169

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $89

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $110

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

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