Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Really small
Size
Prosumer size 111x78x79 mm
Light-weight
Weight
405 g
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Size
Really small
Standard size 120x63x72 mm
Weight
Light-weight
390 g
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S8100fd

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 10 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
Significantly 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
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 1 f-stop 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
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Size
Smaller
120x63x72 mm vs 111x78x79 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.8" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
S8100fd:Digital
DSC-V3:Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Thickness Quite thick Help
S8100fd:3.1"
DSC-V3:2.8"
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
S8100fd:6,400 ISO
DSC-V3:None
Weight Heavy Help
S8100fd:405 g
DSC-V3:390 g
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
S8100fd:1,600 ISO
DSC-V3:800 ISO
Screen size Very small screens Help
2.5"
Movie format Movie support Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
S8100fd:230k dots
DSC-V3:123k dots
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
S8100fd:27 mm
DSC-V3:34 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$997 body only

$1,170 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $536 body only

$579 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Weight Is slightly heavier
Size Is slightly larger

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Super zoom

$150

Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Weight Significantly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$158 - $399

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

Pro digicam

$621

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Sensor size Larger sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Much larger
Olympus SP-570 UZ

Olympus SP-570 UZ

Super zoom

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen size Larger screen
Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$154

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Aperture Narrower aperture
Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F717

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F717

Pro digicam

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$188

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449 - $450

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$350

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$377 - $418

Zoom Much more zoom
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly larger
Supports RAW No RAW support

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