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

Nikon Coolpix S3100

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Nikon Coolpix S3100

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Fujifilm FinePix JX350

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Fujifilm FinePix JX350

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3100

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 93x57x18 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
 

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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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Sensor shift vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1800s
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Around 10% faster max shutter speed
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              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"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              JX350:$116.99
              S3100:$112.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              10 cm
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $90 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Samsung ST65

              Samsung ST65

              Compact

              $93

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JX370

              Fujifilm FinePix JX370

              Compact

              $70

              Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Compact

              $89

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $75

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix AX300

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300

              Compact

              $101

              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Super zoom

              $189

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S3100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Compact

              $144

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $115

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Significantly larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $60

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $93

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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