Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix T500 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Fujifilm FinePix T400

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

50

Fujifilm FinePix T400

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix T400

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
280 ms shutter lag
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm T400

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Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$58.99 vs $269.00
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The best price we've seen is $210 cheaper (4.6x less)
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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
94x58x26 mm vs 104x59x29 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly 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 1 f-stop 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
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T4005 cm
              S630010 cm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              T400159 g
              S6300160 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              T4008s
              S63004s
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T400180 shots
              S6300230 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $100

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $169

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $55 - $120

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix T400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $100

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $112 - $220

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $235

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $65

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $110

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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