Updated (November, 2011): Compare the Fujifilm X-S1 vs Nikon Coolpix P500

Fujifilm X-S1

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

65

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Nikon Coolpix P100

51

Nikon Coolpix P100

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P100

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 114x83x99 mm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Weight
Light-weight
481 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-S1

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Sensor size Much larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 2x larger sensor
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 26 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P100

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Size Much smaller 114x83x99 mm vs 135x107x149 mm
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2.3x smaller
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Weight Much lighter 481 g vs 920 g
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Around 50% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 3.9" vs 5.9"
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More than 30% thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $314.00 vs $349.00
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              X-S1:5.9"
              P100:3.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              X-S1:920 g
              P100:481 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Size Large Help
              X-S1:135x107x149 mm
              P100:114x83x99 mm
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X-S1:26x
              P100:26.1x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $409 - $552

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $520 body only

              $545 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $375 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $298 body only

              $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus

              Fujifilm X-S1 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $349 - $441

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $409

              Size Significantly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $1,298

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $249 - $352

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Significantly smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Much smaller
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Nikon Coolpix P100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $325

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $445

              Zoom More zoom
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $198

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $229 - $230

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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