Updated (February 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix T400 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Fujifilm FinePix T400

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Fujifilm FinePix T400

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Really small
Size
Compact (94×58×26 mm)
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix T400

Weight
Light-weight
159 g
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Size
Really small
Compact (104×59×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

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Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S6300.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm T400

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 4s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
94×58×26 mm vs 104×59×29 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.1 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S6300's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 180 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S6300's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Weight Light weight Help
              T400159 g
              S6300160 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              T400$149.95
              S6300$143.96
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T4005.0 cm
              S630010.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              T4001,600 ISO
              S63003,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T400180 shots
              S6300230 shots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $90

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $196

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed

              Fujifilm FinePix T400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $60

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $138

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $135

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $80

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Waterproof Waterproof
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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