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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
820k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 99x65x18 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X70

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon S100

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 2.7"
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Around 30% 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
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 820k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 3.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Size Significantly smaller 99x65x18 mm vs 110x83x90 mm
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7x 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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Much thinner 0.7" vs 3.5"
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5x thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 138 g vs 410 g
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3x lighter
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Advantages of the Pentax X70

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the X70's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Zoom More zoom 24x vs 5x
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More than 23x more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The X70's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

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HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity

competitors

Shared Competitors

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Disadvantages

No significant shared competitors found.

Nikon Coolpix S100 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$198 - $298

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$420

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$109 - $120

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$225

Aperture Much wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$78

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

Pentax X70 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$245 - $436

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly larger
Weight Significantly heavier
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $647 body only

$544 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Travel zoom

$140

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $656 body only

$477 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Slightly larger
Pentax X90

Pentax X90

Super zoom

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Size Slightly larger
Thickness Slightly thicker

appearance

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