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

Nikon Coolpix P510

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Nikon Coolpix P510

63

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Fujifilm FinePix S3300

48

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

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
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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
Zoom Significantly more zoom 41.7x vs 26x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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 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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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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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
        Size Large Help
        S3300:118x80x99 mm
        P510:120x83x102 mm

        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
        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
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        S3300:1,600 ISO
        P510:3,200 ISO

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Size Is slightly smaller
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $384 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $285 body only

        $385 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
        Autofocus Lacks autofocus
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $198 - $234

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $437 - $520 body only

        $530 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Smaller
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $179

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $210

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Nikon D60

        Nikon D60

        Entry-level DSLR

        $840 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Travel zoom

        $112

        Size Significantly smaller
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Zoom Less zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $323 - $377

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Super zoom

        $447

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Super zoom

        $397

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Fujifilm FinePix S8300

        Fujifilm FinePix S8300

        Super zoom

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        GPS No built-in GPS

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