Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S2950 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Zoom Slightly more zoom 21x vs 18x
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Around 40% more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter 406 g vs 437 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.2"
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $256.95 vs $300.00
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S2950:3.2"
              L120:3.1"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2950:437 g
              L120:406 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S2950:1.2 fps
              L120:0.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S2950:720p @ 30fps
              L120:720p
              Size Large Help
              S2950:110x73x81 mm
              L120:110x77x78 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              S2950:110x73x81 mm
              L120:110x77x78 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              S2950:437 g
              L120:406 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              S2950:3.2"
              L120:3.1"
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S2950:18x
              L120:21x
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $190

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $214

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $250

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $140

              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $275

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $173

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Super zoom

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $194

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $168

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950
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              Nikon Coolpix L120
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              ullas (6:06 AM, October 07, 2012)
              i have fujifilm s2950 which am very happy about. it came at low price and its entirely worth the money.

              - has good battery backup
              - sharp images (based on light conditions and ISO though)
              - natural saturation levels (unlike canon & sony which produce high saturation images)
              - quick start up
              - very useful viewfinder
              - quite a many shooting modes
              - user friendly UI
              - sturdy build quality (again not like canon powershot series)
              - has a serious photographerish feel around it
              - LCD display is truthful. pictures are generally as seen in LCD.

              @prag : the reason why your photos are not sharp enough are probably because of poor lighting / wrongly set ISO. also ensure the objects are clearly in focus before you click away. you can keep the camera on a fixed object and take snaps using timer , in case you are attempting to take some 'slow shutter snaps'

              besides , nikon l120 is a complaint camera. as i received feedback from a camera servicing agent , some of the l120 cameras have sensor problem (half of sensor suddenly dies) which is not covered under the warranty and very expensive to replace. Fuji has no such problems.
               
              prag (1:36 AM, December 11, 2011)
              hi i have one fujifilm s2950 camera, i m not a satisfied from this bec. sharpness is very bad, when done digital zoom every images r show just like some blur, not a great images when my friend has nikon has simple digital camera is taken good shapness images, is this problem in my camera or company done this types of camera.
              pls tell me about it. i m waiting best response.....
              thank u,
              p_prag@gmail.com