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
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.9
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Weight
Light-weight
129 g
Size
Really small
Compact (100×56×24 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
  1. Lens
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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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$84.98 vs $190.00
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The best price we've seen is $105 cheaper (2.2x 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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recommendations

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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              JZ1001,600 ISO
              S43003,200 ISO
              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

              Samsung WB35F

              Samsung WB35F

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $109

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $80

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix J100

              Fujifilm FinePix J100

              Compact

              $124

              Size Slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

              Travel zoom

              $313

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $109

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              $75

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Olympus VH-520

              Olympus VH-520

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Size Slightly larger

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