Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
27 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3

Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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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
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
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Size
Smaller
120×63×72 mm vs 111×78×79 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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
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
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
S8100fdDigital
DSC-V3Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
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"
Screen size Very small screens Help
2.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
S8100fd1,600 ISO
DSC-V3800 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Movie format Movie support Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
S8100fd230k dots
DSC-V3123k dots
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
S8100fd
  1. Sensor shift
DSC-V3None
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
S8100fd27 mm
DSC-V334 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$638

Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen

Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$174

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Super zoom

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen size Larger screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$825 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Slightly larger
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$566 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix T300

Fujifilm FinePix T300

Travel zoom

$147

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-V3 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$57

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$440 - $500

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weight Slightly heavier
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
Samsung Digimax V5

Samsung Digimax V5

Compact

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$645

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
Viewfinder

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