Nikon Coolpix P330 vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P330
Nikon Coolpix P310

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P330

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Focus points
Many focus points
99
Macro focus
Great macro
2.0 cm
Weight
Light-weight
194 g

Items often bought with the P330 or P310

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differences

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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 6 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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
Slightly cheaper
$328.00 vs $368.99
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The best price we've seen is $41 cheaper (more than 10% 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
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.3"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
P330200 shots
P310230 shots
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P3305x
P3104.2x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Very small Help
Compact (103×58×32 mm)
Weight Very light Help
P330200 g
P310194 g
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
P330$328.00
P310$368.99
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
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
P33012 MP
P3109.7 MP
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

$350

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
Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Travel zoom

$249 - $297

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$260

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
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$177 - $197

Zoom Has significantly more zoom
Size Is slightly smaller
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$220 - $227

Zoom Has way more more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$249 - $297

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Weight Is slightly heavier
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix P330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$484 - $649

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$199 - $297

Zoom Much more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much larger
Supports RAW No RAW support

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$449

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung WB200F

Samsung WB200F

Travel zoom

$154

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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