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

Nikon Coolpix P510

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

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Fujifilm FinePix S3300

50

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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 S3300

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

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 $219.59 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $179 cheaper (more than 40% 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
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 7 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the P510's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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
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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
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S3300:3.9"
              P510:4"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3300:540 g
              P510:555 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Size Large Help
              S3300:118x80x99 mm
              P510:120x83x102 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              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 D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $415 body only

              $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $171 - $279

              Size Is slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S8300

              Fujifilm FinePix S8300

              Super zoom

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $418 body only

              $399 - $539 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $210

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $149

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $146

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              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 P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $339 - $397

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $339

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $250 - $297

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

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

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