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

Viewfinder
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
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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
Thickness Thinner 3.1" vs 3.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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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

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Thickness Quite thick Help
S3400:3.9"
L120:3.1"
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Weight Heavy Help
S3400:540 g
L120:406 g
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
6,400 ISO
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
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
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

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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
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

$115

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

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$207

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$227 - $255

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$198

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

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$399

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$376 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Weight Is slightly heavier
Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$170

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

Fujifilm FinePix S3400 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$107 - $120

Size Significantly smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$86 - $120

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Screen size Smaller screen
Zoom Less zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S4700

Fujifilm FinePix S4700

Super zoom

$149

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Sony Alpha DSLR-A100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A100

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$160 - $279

Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon Coolpix L110

Nikon Coolpix L110

Super zoom

$320

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

appearance

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discussion

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