Fujifilm FinePix S9900W vs Nikon Coolpix P610

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Fujifilm FinePix S9900W
Nikon Coolpix P610

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A little more total megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a total megapixel count of 16.79MPMP, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is only a 16.76MPMP digital camera (0.029999999999998MP less).
0.4 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.4 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix P610 (3.3).
Moderately narrower Edit
Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is 122.6mmmm wide, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 125mmmm wide digital camera (2.4mm wider).
Three more supported batteries Edit
The number of supported batteries on the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is four, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 only has one supported battery.
$88 cheaper
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is $88.43 cheaper than the Nikon Coolpix P610.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
9 Reasons For
17% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has an optical zoom of 60xx, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is only a 50xx optical zoom digital camera (10x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

2x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a digital zoom of 4xx, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is only a 2xx digital zoom digital camera (2x smaller). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Significantly higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels pixels, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is only a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (461 pixels lower).
1.9mm shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is an 85mmmm tall digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is an 86.9mmmm tall digital camera (1.9mm taller).
9.7mm thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a depth of 106.5mmmm, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is a 116.2mmmm deep digital camera (9.7mm thicker).
Sixty more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a digital camera that takes 360 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W only takes 300 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Three more awards
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has 4 awards, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has an average expert review score of 83% based on 10 reviews, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has an average rating of 66% (based on 7 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has an average user review score of 91% based on 88 reviews, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has an average rating of 80% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has an optical zoom of 50xx, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 60xx optical zoom digital camera (10x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

2x smaller digital zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a digital zoom of 2xx, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 4xx digital zoom digital camera (2x bigger). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

461 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels pixels, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (461 pixels higher).
1.9mm taller Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a height of 86.9mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 is an 85mmmm tall digital camera (1.9mm shorter).
9.7mm thicker Edit
Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is 116.2mmmm deep, but the Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 106.5mmmm deep digital camera (9.7mm thinner).
Sixty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W takes 300 shots shots per battery charge, however the Nikon Coolpix P610 only takes 360 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Fewer awards
Whilst the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has received 1 award, the Nikon Coolpix P610 has received 4 awards.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is only 66%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix P610 is 83% (based on 10 reviews).
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix P610 is 91% (based on 88 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Moderately less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a total megapixel count of 16.76MPMP, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is a 16.79MPMP digital camera (0.029999999999998MP more).
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is a 3.3 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.4 larger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W (3.3).
Slightly wider Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has a width of 125mmmm, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is a 122.6mmmm wide digital camera (2.4mm narrower).
Three less supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P610 has one supported battery, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W only has four supported batteries.
$88 more expensive
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is more expensive than the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W by $88.43.
Not as many stockists
Only 4 shops sells the Nikon Coolpix P610, however 8 shops sell the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Nikon Coolpix P610 is older than the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W by one month.

Awards

1 Award
Ephotozine: Recommended
4 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16.2MP 16MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2304 x 1728
 2304 x 1536
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1080
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 3264 x 1840
 2304 x 1728
 2304 x 1536
 1728 x 1728
 1920 x 1080
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 JPS
 JPG
 JPS
Total Megapixel Count
16.79MP
BEST
16.76MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
50x 60x
BEST
Digital Zoom
2x 4x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
6.5 6.5
Minimum Aperture
2.9
BEST
3.3
Maximum Focal Length
1,200mm 1,440mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 215 4.3 - 258
Lens
 High power zoom
 High power zoom
Lens Structure
17/12 16/11
Aspheric Element
3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.4 - ∞ / 3.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.03 - 7.0 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
0.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Super Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - 1.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
3.5 - 5.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
8s
BEST
15s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Pre-flash
Tele Flash Range
2.5 - 3.6 2 - 4
Flash Range
0.4 - 7 0.5 - 7.5
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 656 x 488
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 656 x 488
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x480@100fps
 1280x720@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
38MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
97%
BEST
100%
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.2" 0.2"
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Flash
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data EXPEED C2
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 1
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Museum
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dawn
 Museum
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Pet
 Food
 Moon
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
577g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
86.9mm 85mm
BEST
Depth
116.2mm 106.5mm
BEST
Width
122.6mm
BEST
125mm
Weight Including Battery
670g 565g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data EN-EL23
Shot Per Battery Charge
300 shots 360 shots
BEST
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 3h

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Other Features

Software CD
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
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