Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P330 vs Nikon Coolpix S100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S100

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Size
Really small
Super compact 99x65x18 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon P310

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Aperture Much wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the P310's lens captures much more light (2.2 f-stops)
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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 150 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 820k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
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Advantages of the Nikon S100

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Size Significantly smaller 99x65x18 mm vs 103x58x32 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Thickness Much thinner 0.7" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 138 g vs 194 g
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Around 30% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Lowest price Cheaper $110.00 vs $268.00
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The best price we've seen is $158 cheaper (2.4x less)
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
P310:921k dots
S100:820k dots
3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
P310:2 cm
S100:1 cm
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P310:4.2x
S100:5x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $250

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$297 - $350

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$245

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$278

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$377

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$341

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$548

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Sensor size Much larger sensor
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Nikon Coolpix S100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Travel zoom

$94 - $167

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610

Travel zoom

$112

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
Size Much larger
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S80

Nikon Coolpix S80

Compact

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$114 - $169

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Ultra compact

$120 - $158

Aperture Much wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

appearance

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discussion

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