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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Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
21x vs 18x
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Around 40% more zoom
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S2900HD:3.2"
              L120:3.1"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2900HD:437 g
              L120:406 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S2900HD:1.2 fps
              L120:0.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
              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"
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S2900HD:18x
              L120:21x
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $229

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $150 - $246

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $250 - $279

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 - $387 body only

              $410 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
              Kodak PixPro FZ151

              Kodak PixPro FZ151

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $109

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $214

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168 - $184

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $199 - $409

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $130

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $191

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $167

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $195

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $299 - $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              $193

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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