Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2900HD

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom 21x vs 18x
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Around 40% more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight Slightly lighter 406 g vs 437 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.2"
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Almost the same
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD 45

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Thickness Quite thick Help
S2900HD:3.2"
L120:3.1"
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
6,400 ISO
Weight Heavy Help
S2900HD:437 g
L120:406 g
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
S2900HD:1.2 fps
L120:0.7 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Movie format HD (720p) video Help
S2900HD:720p @ 30fps
L120:720p
Size Large Help
S2900HD:110x73x81 mm
L120:110x77x78 mm

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
S2900HD:110x73x81 mm
L120:110x77x78 mm
Weight Light weight Help
S2900HD:437 g
L120:406 g
Thickness Thin Help
S2900HD:3.2"
L120:3.1"
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
S2900HD:18x
L120:21x
Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
Sensor shift

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$160 - $279

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$115

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$109 - $250

Size Is slightly smaller
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$152

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$380 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Weight Is slightly heavier
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$170

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$199 - $249

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72

Ultra compact

$74

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Travel zoom

$149 - $180

Size Smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

$550

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Larger
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$400 - $670 body only

$485 - $625 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

Pro digicam

$1,000

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$207

Wide angle Better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix L110

Nikon Coolpix L110

Super zoom

$320

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$227 - $255

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$198

Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

appearance

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discussion

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Nikon Coolpix L120
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