Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7800 vs Panasonic Lumix LF1

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix LF1

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
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Advantages of the Nikon P7700

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Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Color depth Better color depth 21.1 bits vs 20.8 bits
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Distinguishes 0.3 more bits of color
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Battery life Longer battery life 330 shots vs 250 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.7 EV vs 11.6 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 53.0 vs 52.0
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Almost the same
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
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Advantages of the Panasonic LF1

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Size Smaller 103x62x28 mm vs 119x73x51 mm
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2.5x smaller
Weight Lighter 192 g vs 392 g
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2x lighter
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 211 ISO vs 191 ISO
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The LF1 has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 2"
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Around 50% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $249.90 vs $445.00
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The best price we've seen is $195 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              f/2.0
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              P7700:921k dots
              LF1:920k dots
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              P7700:1080p @ 30fps
              LF1:1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              P7700:191 ISO
              LF1:211 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              7.1x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              P7700:53.0
              LF1:52.0

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $450

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $468 - $547

              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $390 - $420

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $250

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity

              Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $610

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Panasonic Lumix LF1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $531 - $547

              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Leica C Typ112

              Leica C Typ112

              Pro digicam

              $649

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $319 - $399

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Much narrower aperture

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