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

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Super compact (96×59×21 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.9
Weight
Light-weight
129 g
Size
Really small
Compact (100×56×24 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

Items often bought with the Nikon S4300 or Fujifilm JZ100

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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
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  1. 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
$84.98 vs $209.00
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The best price we've seen is $124 cheaper (2.5x 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
Significantly larger screen
3" 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
96×59×21 mm vs 100×56×24 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 2 f-stops 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
              JZ100100×56×24 mm
              S430096×59×21 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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              JZ1001,600 ISO
              S43003,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $98

              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 slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $120

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $352

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $111

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Nikon Coolpix S3700

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $117

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $90

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $139

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $95

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Touch screen No touch screen

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