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

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Focus points
Many focus points
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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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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
Cheaper
$280.28 vs $403.97
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The best price we've seen is $124 cheaper (more than 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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recommendations

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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
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
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
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
P330200 shots
P310230 shots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P3305x
P3104.2x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Fairly 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
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
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

$341

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 S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$314 - $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 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
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$264

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
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$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
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$330

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Nikon Coolpix P330 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon Coolpix P330.

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$197

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Smaller
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$399

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$375

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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