• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 750.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon S9700 advantages over Fujifilm XP120

  • More telephoto lens reach
    750 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm XP120 advantages over Nikon S9700

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Newer
    5 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 6.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Nikon S9900

Nikon S9700
Nikon S9900
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm XP120
Nikon S9900
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • NFC

Compared to Sony WX500

Nikon S9700
Sony WX500
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm XP120
Sony WX500
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $348
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Nikon S9700
Fujifilm XP90
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP90
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Sony HX80

Nikon S9700
Sony HX80
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm XP120
Sony HX80
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $368
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm XP130

Nikon S9700
Fujifilm XP130
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP130
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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