Updated (April, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix JZ700 vs Nikon Coolpix S3500

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

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Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

Size
Really small
Compact 97x57x29 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm JZ500

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the JZ500's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 10x vs 6x
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Around 3x more zoom
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Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size Smaller 95x58x19 mm vs 97x57x29 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S3300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 128 g vs 168 g
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More than 20% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        JZ500:720p @ 24fps
        S3300:720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $93 - $120

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $167

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Super zoom

        $312

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $200

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger

        Fujifilm FinePix JZ500 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix SZ8

        Panasonic Lumix SZ8

        Travel zoom

        $124 - $129

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Nikon Coolpix S4300

        Nikon Coolpix S4300

        Compact

        $107

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix T200

        Fujifilm FinePix T200

        Travel zoom

        $154

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

        Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

        Travel zoom

        $198

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix T350

        Fujifilm FinePix T350

        Travel zoom

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

        Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        $131

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 body only

        $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix S3000

        Nikon Coolpix S3000

        Compact

        Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

        Travel zoom

        Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker

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