Updated (January 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix T550 vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Fujifilm FinePix T400

Winner
Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Fujifilm FinePix T400

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

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
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix T400

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps

galleries

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$69.99 vs $269.00
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The best price we've seen is $199 cheaper (3.8x 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
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
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
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              T4005.0 cm
              S630010.0 cm
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              T400180 shots
              S6300230 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              T4001,600 ISO
              S63003,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
              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
              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

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens

              Fujifilm FinePix T400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $75

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $70

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $188

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $197

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Travel zoom

              $155

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $119

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

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