• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 750mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F900EXR advantages over Nikon S9700

  • Less expensive
    $218 vs $297
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 6.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S9700 advantages over Fujifilm F900EXR

  • More lens zoom
    30.0x vs 20.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Newer
    15 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm F750EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
Nikon S9700
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $307
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm F800EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
Nikon S9700
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $307
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm F850EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2 inch
  • More dots on screen
Nikon S9700
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $307
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Nikon S9900

Fujifilm F900EXR
Nikon S9900
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Nikon S9700
Nikon S9900
  • $307
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony WX500

Fujifilm F900EXR
Sony WX500
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
Nikon S9700
Sony WX500
  • $307
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $324
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
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