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

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Fujifilm FinePix S3400

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

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

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Zoom
Slightly 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
Much cheaper
$159.50 vs $440.29
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The best price we've seen is $281 cheaper (2.8x less)
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.2 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 70% faster continuous shooting
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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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S34003.9"
              L1203.1"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3400540 g
              L120406 g
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S34001.2 fps
              L1200.7 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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
              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
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S340028x
              L12021x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              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

              $86

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Sony Alpha DSLR-A450

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A450

              Entry-level DSLR

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $270

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $259 body only

              $408 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

              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 L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $150

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

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

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $171

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

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