Nikon Coolpix S4300 vs Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

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Nikon Coolpix S4300

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Really small
Size
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
139 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Weight
Light-weight
129 g
Size
Really small
Compact 100x56x24 mm

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm JZ100

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the JZ100's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 6x
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Around 80% more zoom
Lowest price
Cheaper
$55.00 vs $153.95
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The best price we've seen is $99 cheaper (2.8x less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
129 g vs 139 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
8s vs 1s
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8x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S4300

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
96x59x21 mm vs 100x56x24 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S4300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
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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
              JZ100100x56x24 mm
              S430096x59x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              JZ100129 g
              S4300139 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              JZ1000.9"
              S43000.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              JZ1001,600 ISO
              S43003,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $86

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Travel zoom

              $104

              Screen size Larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $183

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $237

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Nikon Coolpix L22

              Compact

              $322

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $297

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S60

              Nikon Coolpix S60

              Compact

              $150

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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