Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S2950 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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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 L810

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom More zoom 25.4x vs 18x
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Around 2x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Lowest price Cheaper $115.00 vs $170.00
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (more than 30% 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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S2950:$170.00
              L810:$115.00
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S2950:3.2"
              L810:3.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2950:437 g
              L810:430 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              1.2 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Size Large Help
              S2950:110x73x81 mm
              L810:111x76x83 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              S2950:110x73x81 mm
              L810:111x76x83 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              S2950:437 g
              L810:430 g
              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
              L810:25.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $154 - $300

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $238

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $127 - $129

              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              $290

              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 S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $260

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $290 body only

              $350 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $250

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227 - $255

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $191 - $275

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $2,797 - $3,297 body only

              $3,997 - $4,597 with 24-120mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger

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              Avatar for akash pandey akash pandey (8:26 AM, August 15, 2012)
              Hey, I am begineer and keen to learn photography............much
              confused between these two, just want to know its worth to spend 5000 more bucks
              for nikon l810??????? 
               
              Akash (8:24 AM, August 15, 2012)
              Hey, I am begineer and keen to learn photography............much confused between these two, just want to its worth to spend 5000 bucks for nikon l810???????