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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3400

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Great viewfinder
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S3400

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Zoom More zoom 28x vs 21x
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Around 80% more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $157.69 vs $424.89
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The best price we've seen is $267 cheaper (2.7x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 110x77x78 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 406 g vs 540 g
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More than 20% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Thickness Thinner 3.1" vs 3.9"
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More than 20% thinner
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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

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

              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S3400:3.9"
              L120:3.1"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3400:540 g
              L120:406 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S3400:1.2 fps
              L120:0.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S3400:720p @ 30fps
              L120:720p
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Size Large Help
              S3400:118x80x99 mm
              L120:110x77x78 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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S3400:28x
              L120:21x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $198

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              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 L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $110

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $163

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $82 - $120

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $210

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Super zoom

              $192

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Larger
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $250

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $198

              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $295

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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              discussion

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              Nikon Coolpix L120
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