Fujifilm FinePix S9800 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Fujifilm FinePix S9800
Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
0.029999999999998MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a total megapixel count of 16.79MPMP, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only a 16.76MPMP digital camera (0.029999999999998MP less).
20x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has an optical zoom of 50xx, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only a 30xx optical zoom digital camera (20x 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.

0.1 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a maximum aperture of 6.5, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only a 6.4 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 bigger).
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.8 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (3.7).
1mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a minimum focal length of 24mmmm, however the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm longer).
Three more supported batteries Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a four supported battery digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 only has one supported battery.
$7 cheaper
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 costs $6.89 less than the Nikon Coolpix S9900.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
6 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 4xx digital zoom digital camera. That's 2x bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (4xx). 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.

749mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a maximum focal length of 750mmmm, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is only a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (749mm shorter).
92% bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 473MBMB internal memory digital camera. That's 435MB bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (473MBMB).
Wider field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 98%% field of view digital camera. That's 1% wider than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (98%%).
51% higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 461 pixels higher than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (921,000 pixels pixels).
Better user reviews
Based on 48 user reviews, the average review score of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 89%, but the average rating of the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is 82% (based on 18 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a digital zoom of 2xx, however the Nikon Coolpix S9900 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.

Seven hundred and fourty-nine times shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 749mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (750mmmm).
12x smaller internal memory Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has an internal memory of 38MBMB, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 473MBMB internal memory digital camera (435MB bigger).
A little narrower field of view Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a field of view of 97%%, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 98%% field of view digital camera (1% wider).
2x lower display resolution Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels pixels, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (461 pixels higher).
Lower user review Score
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800's average user rating is 82%, however the Nikon Coolpix S9900's is 89% (based on 48 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
1% less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 16.76MPMP digital camera. That's 0.029999999999998MP less than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (16.76MPMP).
67% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 30xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 20x smaller than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (30xx). 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.

2% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 6.4 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (6.4).
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a minimum aperture of 3.7, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera (0.8 smaller).
4% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 25mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm longer than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (25mmmm).
Only one supported battery Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has one supported battery, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 only has four supported batteries.
More expensive by $7
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is $6.89 more expensive than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800.
Not as many stockists
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only stocked by 3 retailers, however the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
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
 JPG
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
BEST
30x
Digital Zoom
2x 4x
BEST
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
6.4
Minimum Aperture
2.9
BEST
3.7
Maximum Focal Length
1,200mm 750mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 215 4.5 - 135
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 60x
Lens Structure
17/12 13/11
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 tracking
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
0.4 - ∞ / 3.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.03 - 7.0 0.01 - ∞
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞
Super Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - 1.0 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
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - ∞
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
 125
 25
 Auto
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 125
 25
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 8s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
2.5 - 3.6 1.5 - 3.5
Flash Range
0.4 - 7 0.5 - 6

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
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1920x1080@15fps
 1280x720@30fps
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
38MB 473MB
BEST
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
97% 98%
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
577g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
86.9mm 66mm
Depth
116.2mm 39.5mm
Width
122.6mm 112mm
Weight Including Battery
670g 289g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
Supported Battery
4
BEST
1
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data EN-EL12
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 shots
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.3h

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
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