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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A10

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.7
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At its widest zoom, the Coolpix A10's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
200 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Nikon S5300

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Size
Much smaller
97×58×21 mm vs 96×59×29 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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  1. Digital
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Less risk of blur
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
7 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
138 g vs 160 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              Coolpix A1096×59×29 mm
              S530097×58×21 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              Coolpix A10160 g
              S5300138 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              Coolpix A101.1"
              S53000.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              Coolpix A10200 shots
              S5300180 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Coolpix A101.2 fps
              S53007 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Coolpix A10230k dots
              S5300460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Coolpix A105x
              S53006x

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