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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 23 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom Slightly 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 $194.99 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $104 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
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S2950:3.2"
              L810:3.3"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2950:437 g
              L810:430 g
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S2950:18x
              L810:25.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $210

              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $185

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $149

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $415 body only

              $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $193

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $200

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $169 - $249

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $171 - $279

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $220

              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

              $250 - $268

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $399

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              appearance

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              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950
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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???????