Nikon Coolpix S4300

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Nikon Coolpix S4300

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
460k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Size
Really small
Compact 100x56x24 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
129 g
 

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
Slightly 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
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$60.00 vs $99.95
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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
Slightly 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              JZ100:100x56x24 mm
              S4300:96x59x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              JZ100:129 g
              S4300:139 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              JZ100:$60.00
              S4300:$99.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $95 - $98

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

              Sony Cybershot W510

              Compact

              $100

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Olympus VG-180

              Olympus VG-180

              Compact

              $55

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $143

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Travel zoom

              $80

              Screen size Larger screen
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $260

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Compact

              $260

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen

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