Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P340 vs Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330 vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P330
Nikon Coolpix P310

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P330

Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Focus points
Many focus points
99
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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Advantages of the Nikon P330

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Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 4s
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15x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$284.69 vs $405.97
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The best price we've seen is $121 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon P310

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HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Slightly lighter
194 g vs 200 g
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/1.8
3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
921k dots
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.3"
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
P330200 shots
P310230 shots
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P3305x
P3104.2x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Very small Help
Compact (103×58×32 mm)
Weight Light weight Help
P330200 g
P310194 g
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Common Weaknesses
External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
P3301/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
P3101/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$336

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$250

Size Is slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$350 - $448

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$410

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thinner
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$325

Size Is slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

Nikon Coolpix P330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$293 - $348

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$198 - $228

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P600

Nikon Coolpix P600

Super zoom

$335

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Aperture Much narrower aperture

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