Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S9500 vs Olympus D-370

Nikon Coolpix S9300 vs Olympus D-370

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Nikon Coolpix S9300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus D-370

Weight
Light-weight
190 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S9300.
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Advantages of the Nikon S9300

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.5"
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2x larger screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
4.0 cm vs 25.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 6.2x closer to the lens
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 35 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 1.2 MP
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Capture around 8x more detail in your photos
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.5 vs f/4
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At its widest zoom, the S9300's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6.9 fps vs 1.3 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
18x vs 1x
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324x more zoom
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The S9300's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Size
Smaller
109×62×31 mm vs 123×65×45 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1/3.2" 4.54x3.42mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1000s
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4x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
1.2" vs 1.8"
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More than 30% thinner
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 1/2s
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8x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Olympus D-370

Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Weight
Slightly lighter
190 g vs 215 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S93004.0 cm
              D-37025.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S93003,200 ISO
              D-370400 ISO
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              S9300f/3.5
              D-370f/4

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $224

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $282

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Nikon Coolpix S9300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Nikon Coolpix S9200

              Travel zoom

              $252

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Travel zoom

              $559

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $197

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Olympus D-370 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 body only

              $579 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $350

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Canon EOS 30D

              Canon EOS 30D

              Entry-level DSLR

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SD30

              Canon PowerShot SD30

              Compact

              $250

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $465 - $650 body only

              $589 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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