Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S3300 vs Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

69

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix S3300 over the Nikon Coolpix P510.

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Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S3300. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

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Advantages of the Fujifilm S3300

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Size
Slightly smaller
118x80x99 mm vs 120x83x102 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$339.82 vs $389.99
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The best price we've seen is $50 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon P510

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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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Zoom
More zoom
41.7x vs 26x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
7 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The P510's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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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
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              S3300$339.82
              P510$389.99
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S33003.9"
              P5104"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3300540 g
              P510555 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              S3300118x80x99 mm
              P510120x83x102 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S33001,600 ISO
              P5103,200 ISO

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $200 - $327

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $259 body only

              $408 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $275 - $378

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $419 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $270

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $600 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $284 - $375

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Super zoom

              $597

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

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