vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3200

Size
Really small
Compact 88x65x38 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
190 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix 3100

Size
Really small
Compact 88x65x38 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
215 g
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Nikon 3100

Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon 3100 vs the Nikon 3200.
Nikon Coolpix 3100 Learn more about
the Nikon 3100

Advantages of the Nikon 3200

Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/2.8
Help
At its widest zoom, the 3200's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Screen size Larger screen 1.6" vs 1.5"
Help
Around 10% larger screen
Weight Lighter 190 g vs 215 g
Help
More than 10% lighter
Nikon Coolpix 3200 Learn more about
the Nikon 3200
vs

recommendations

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

Nikon Coolpix 3100 Nikon Coolpix 3100 24

vs

24 Nikon Coolpix 3200 Nikon Coolpix 3200

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
4 seconds
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
3.1 MP
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.5"
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Screen size Very small screens Help
3100:1.5"
3200:1.6"
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
38 mm
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
3100:110k dots
3200:80k dots
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
1/3" 5.3x4.0mm
Movie format Movie support Help
480p
Size Large Help
Compact 88x65x38 mm
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Zoom Poor zoom Help
3x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $774 body only

$200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $681 body only

$499 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Placeholder

Nikon Coolpix 5200

Compact

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$290 - $329 body only

$369 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $500 body only

$599 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$370 - $400 body only

$500 - $590 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier

Nikon Coolpix 3100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$319 - $567 body only

$477 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier

Nikon Coolpix 3200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$579 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$101

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$200 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier

appearance

Nikon Coolpix 3100 Nikon Coolpix 3200
Nikon Coolpix 3100 Nikon Coolpix 3200
Nikon Coolpix 3100 Nikon Coolpix 3200

discussion

Showing 0 comments