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

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Winner
Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Fujifilm FinePix T400

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Fujifilm FinePix T400

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Really small
Size
Compact 94x58x26 mm
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
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm T400

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
5 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Lowest price
Cheaper
$59.99 vs $259.99
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The best price we've seen is $200 cheaper (4.3x 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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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size
Smaller
94x58x26 mm vs 104x59x29 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.1 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T400:5 cm
              S6300:10 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
              T400:159 g
              S6300:160 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              T400:8s
              S6300:4s
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T400:180 shots
              S6300:230 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $220

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              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
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $187

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thinner
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Fujifilm FinePix T400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $97 - $161

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Much smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $150

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Fujifilm FinePix T350

              Travel zoom

              $69

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500

              Compact

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $157

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $435

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

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $127 - $130

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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