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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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
460k dots
Really small
Size
Super compact 96x59x21 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
Lens
Weight
Light-weight
129 g
Size
Really small
Compact 100x56x24 mm

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$55.00 vs $119.95
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The best price we've seen is $65 cheaper (2.2x less)
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"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              JZ100$55.00
              S4300$119.95
              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

              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
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $88 - $115

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

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Screen size Larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $75

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $109

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $150

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S3400

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400

              Super zoom

              $160

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $177

              Focus points Many more focus points
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              $70

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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