Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix S9100

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Nikon Coolpix S9100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 105x62x35 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon L810

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the L810's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom More zoom 25.4x vs 18x
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Around 2x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects 4x closer to the lens
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 25 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 300 shots vs 270 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $198.00 vs $219.00
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Size Smaller 105x62x35 mm vs 111x76x83 mm
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3.1x smaller
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 9.5 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 8x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.4" vs 3.3"
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2.4x thinner
Weight Lighter 214 g vs 430 g
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2x lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S9100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $115 - $149

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen resolution Has a much lower resolution screen

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Super zoom

              $218

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $115

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $267 - $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $224

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $425

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $214

              3D Takes 3D photos
              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Travel zoom

              $219

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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              discussion

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