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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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 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 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 type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
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 Significantly thinner 0.7" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight 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 Significantly cheaper $145.99 vs $396.69
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The best price we've seen is $251 cheaper (2.7x less)
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the P310.

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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
P310:921k dots
S100:820k dots
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
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P310:4.2x
S100:5x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$250 - $400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$198 - $213

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$199 - $252

Zoom Has significantly more zoom
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P300

Nikon Coolpix P300

Pro digicam

$350

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 P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$285

GPS Has a GPS
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$347

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Sensor size Much larger sensor
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$230 - $249

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Nikon Coolpix S100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Travel zoom

$84 - $220

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Compact

$158

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$975 body only

$595 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$138

Aperture Much wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

appearance

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discussion

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