Fujifilm FinePix S9800 vs Nikon Coolpix L340

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Fujifilm FinePix S9800
Nikon Coolpix L340

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
44% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 50x optical zoom digital camera. That's 22x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (28x). 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.

10% smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 6.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (5.9).
0.2 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a minimum aperture of 2.9, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 3.1 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 larger).
A lot longer maximum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 has a maximum focal length of 1,200mm, but the Nikon Coolpix L340 is only a 630mm maximum focal length digital camera (570mm shorter).
88% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 11,200 higher than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (1,600).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is 8s maximum shutter speed. That's 4s longer than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

38MB bigger internal memory Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 38MB internal memory digital camera. That's 38MB bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (unknownMB).
Larger viewfinder screen size Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 0.2" viewfinder screen size digital camera. That's 0.2" larger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (unknown").
11 Reasons For
20% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 20.2MP digital camera. That's 4MP higher than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (20.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

3.69MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 20.48MP digital camera. That's 3.69MP more than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (20.48MP).
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 22.5mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm shorter than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (22.5mm).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (80).
3% wider field of view Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 100% field of view digital camera. That's 3% wider than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (100%).
10.6mm shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 76.3mm tall digital camera. That's 10.6mm shorter than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (76.3mm).
40% thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a depth of 83.3mm. That's 32.9mm thinner than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (83.3mm).
11% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a width of 111.1mm. That's 11.5mm narrower than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (111.1mm).
Cheaper by £55
The Nikon Coolpix L340 costs £147.00, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is £202.00.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 205 by number of sales, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 ranks No. 50039.

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
4MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 16.2MP digital camera. That's 4MP lower than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (20.2MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Less total megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 16.79MP digital camera. That's 3.69MP less than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (20.48MP).
7% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (22.5mm).
Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (80).
Narrower field of view Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 97% field of view digital camera. That's 3% narrower than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (100%).
Taller Edit
Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is 86.9mm tall. That's 10.6mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (76.3mm).
Thicker Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 116.2mm deep digital camera. That's 32.9mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (83.3mm).
10% wider Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 122.6mm wide digital camera. That's 11.5mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix L340 (111.1mm).
More expensive by £55
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is £55 more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix L340.
Less retailers
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is only stocked by 4 shops, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L340 is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 50039 by number of sales in our digital cameras, however the Nikon Coolpix L340 ranks No. 205.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 28x optical zoom digital camera. That's 22x smaller than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (28x). 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.

11% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 bigger than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (5.9).
Moderately larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a minimum aperture of 3.1, but the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 2.9 minimum aperture digital camera (0.2 smaller).
570mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 has a maximum focal length of 630mm, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 is a 1,200mm maximum focal length digital camera (570mm longer).
Seven times lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 11,200 lower than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (1,600).
4s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L340 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 4s shorter than the Fujifilm FinePix S9800 (4s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
16.2MP 20.2MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
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
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 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
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 3648 x 2736
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.79MP 20.48MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
BEST
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
50x
BEST
28x
Digital Zoom
2x 2x
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
5.9
Minimum Aperture
2.9
BEST
3.1
Maximum Focal Length
1,200mm
BEST
630mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 22.5mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 215 4 - 112
Lens Structure
17/12 12/9

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.4 - ∞ / 3.5 - ∞ 0.5 - ∞ / 1.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.03 - 7.0 0.01 - ∞
Super Macro Focusing Range
0.01 - 1.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
BEST
 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
BEST
1,600
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
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
4s
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 1.5 - 2.4
Flash Range
0.4 - 7 0.5 - 4.7

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 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
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Field of View
97% 100%
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.2" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Fine
Self-Timer
2,10 10
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Flower
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
577g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
86.9mm 76.3mm
BEST
Depth
116.2mm 83.3mm
BEST
Width
122.6mm 111.1mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
670g 430g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Supported Battery
4 4
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 370 shots

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
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Software CD
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Printed User Guide
 Printed user guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
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