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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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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 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
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recommendations

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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"
        Weight Heavy Help
        S2950:437 g
        L810:430 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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
        Thickness Thin Help
        S2950:3.2"
        L810:3.3"
        External flash No external flash support Help
        Less expandable
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        $198

        Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $125 - $212

        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $163

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $250

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Kodak EasyShare Z980

        Kodak EasyShare Z980

        Super zoom

        $309

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Size Significantly larger
        Placeholder

        Casio QV-4000

        Pro digicam

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Sensor size Larger sensor
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $110

        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

        Super zoom

        $265

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $224

        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $267 - $300

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $163

        Zoom More zoom
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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        discussion

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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???????