• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon D3300 advantages over Fujifilm XP80

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 700 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 16.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm XP80 advantages over Nikon D3300

  • Less expensive
    $149* vs $397
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 75 mm
    Thinner
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality with lots of fine detail; Very good high ISO performance; Good dynamic range; Good print quality; Deep buffers with JPEGs; 1080/60p video; Uncompressed HDMI output.

  • AF struggles in low-light; Contrast-detect AF in live view is slow; Buffer depth is shallow with RAW files; No AE bracketing; No built-in Wi-Fi.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D5200

Nikon D3300
Nikon D5200
  • $438
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $527
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More cross-type AF points
Fujifilm XP80
Nikon D5200
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $527
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm XP60

Nikon D3300
Fujifilm XP60
  • $438
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP80
Fujifilm XP60
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm XP70

Nikon D3300
Fujifilm XP70
  • $438
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP80
Fujifilm XP70
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Pentax K-S1

Nikon D3300
Pentax K-S1
  • $438
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm XP80
Pentax K-S1
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D5500

Nikon D3300
Nikon D5500
  • $438
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm XP80
Nikon D5500
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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