• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S3700 advantages over Fujifilm S9900W

  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    118g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Fujifilm S9900W advantages over Nikon S3700

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.9 vs f/3.7
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 6 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Nikon S3700
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $650
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
Fujifilm S9900W
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $650
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Nikon S3600

Nikon S3700
Nikon S3600
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm S9900W
Nikon S3600
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $97
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Nikon S3700
Canon 170 IS
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
Fujifilm S9900W
Canon 170 IS
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Nikon S3700
Fujifilm S9800
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm S9900W
Fujifilm S9800
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon A300

Nikon S3700
Nikon A300
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
Fujifilm S9900W
Nikon A300
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $143
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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