Nikon D3200 vs Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D3200 and Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Nikon D3200 is manufacturered by Nikon but Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro is from Fujifilm. Both Nikon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Nikon D3200 were released 2012 and Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro was released 2000. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon D3200 2012
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro 2000

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D3200 has a "Nikon DX"-sensor while Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro has a ""-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Nikon D3200 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro mm

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:

Resolution

Nikon D3200 has a 24,2 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro has 3 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon D3200 24,2 MP
24064000 pixels
6016 x 4000
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro 3 MP
6128640 pixels
3040 x 2016

Nikon D3200 has a 293 % larger resolution than Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon D3200 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro. Nikon D3200 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 6400 while Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro has 320 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D3200 100-6400
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro 320-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big difference between these two cameras. Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D3200 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D3200 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D3200
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D3200 can shoot up to 4 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro can shoot up to 1,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D3200 4
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro 1,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Nikon D3200. Unfortunately Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro weighs 820 gr (equal to 1,81 lb) which is 62% heavier than Nikon D3200 and its 505 gr (or 1,11 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon D3200 505 gr
1,11 lb
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro 820 gr
1,81 lb

Nikon D3200 vs Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Nikon D3200 and Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Name Nikon D3200 Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Manufacturer Nikon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Release Year 2012 2000
Release Date 2012-04-19 2000-01-31
MSRP 699 USD N/A
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Camera Type
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Resolution 6016 x 4000 pixels 3040 x 2016 pixels
Megapixels 24,2 MP 3 MP
Image Processor EXPEED 3
Image
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
ISO Range 100 - 6400 320 - 1600
White Balance Presets 12 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW TIFF
Optics & Focus
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Autofocus Motor No Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Focus Points 11 N/A
Lens Mount Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F
Focal Length Multiplier DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Articulated LCD Fixed N/A
Screen size 3 2
Screen dots 921000 200000
Touch screen No No
Screen type TFT LCD with 160 viewing angle N/A
Live view Yes No
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 90%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8 (0.53 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Frames per second 4 fps 1,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters 15 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
H.264
N/A
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
HDMI Output Yes No
Microphone Port No No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Optional with WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
No
Remote Control Optional
Optional
GPS Yes
Optional with GP-1
No
Body & Dimensions
Nikon D3200
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack AA
Battery Details Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
AA (4) batteries (NiMH recommended) + 2 x CR123A lithium
Battery Life (CIPA) 540 shots N/A
Width 125 mm 148 mm
Height 96 mm 125 mm
Depth 77 mm 80 mm
Weight 505 gram 820 gram