Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S8100fd

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
27 mm vs 34 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 7.1 MP
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Capture around 40% more detail in your photos
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
18x vs 4x
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Around 20.5x more zoom
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 123k dots
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Around 90% higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,600 ISO vs 800 ISO
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The S8100fd's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-V3

Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Size
Smaller
120×63×72 mm vs 111×78×79 mm
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More than 20% smaller
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.8" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
S8100fdDigital
DSC-V3Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
S8100fd6,400 ISO
DSC-V3None
Thickness Quite thick Help
S8100fd3.1"
DSC-V32.8"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
S8100fd1,600 ISO
DSC-V3800 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen size Very small screens Help
2.5"
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
S8100fd230k dots
DSC-V3123k dots
Movie format Movie support Help
480p @ 30fps
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
S8100fd27 mm
DSC-V334 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Kiss X5

Canon Kiss X5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Super zoom

$160

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Super zoom

$85 - $180

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$170

Screen size Much larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120

Super zoom

$416

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$440

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V1

Digicam

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Supports RAW No RAW support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Travel zoom

$111 - $128

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Supports RAW No RAW support
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828

Pro digicam

$850

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Much larger
Screen size Much smaller screen

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