Updated (February 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S3400 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Fujifilm FinePix S3400

Tie
Nikon Coolpix L120

57

Fujifilm FinePix S3400

57

Tie

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3400

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S3400.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S3400

Report a correction
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
28x vs 21x
Help
Around 80% more zoom
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.2 fps vs 0.7 fps
Help
More than 70% faster continuous shooting
Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Learn more about
the Fujifilm S3400

Advantages of the Nikon L120

Report a correction
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 460k dots
Help
2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
110×77×78 mm vs 118×81×100 mm
Help
More than 30% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
406 g vs 540 g
Help
More than 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 3.9"
Help
More than 20% thinner
Nikon Coolpix L120 Learn more about
the Nikon L120
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Fujifilm FinePix S3400 57
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        57 Nikon Coolpix L120 Nikon Coolpix L120
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S34003.9"
              L1203.1"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S34001.2 fps
              L1200.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S3400720p @ 30fps
              L120720p

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              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
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S340028x
              L12021x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $274 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Super zoom

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $374

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix P80

              Nikon Coolpix P80

              Super zoom

              $325

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $297

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $163

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

              appearance

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Nikon Coolpix L120
              Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Nikon Coolpix L120
              Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Nikon Coolpix L120

              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400
              FinePix S3400
              Fujifilm

              Report a correction
              Nikon Coolpix L120
              Coolpix L120
              Nikon

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments