As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix A204 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, compacts and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix A204's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare C330 and the EasyShare C300) and Canon (such as the EOS 700D)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to other digicam competitors the Fujifilm A204 has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 36 mm), is older (august 2002 vs february 2005) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2300 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare C300

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2 years newer
$120

Significant advantages of the C300 (vs the A204)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2300 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the C300 (vs the A204)

  • None found

common strengths of the C300 and A204

  • Light weight: 198 g vs 235 g
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Fujifilm FinePix A205s

Fujifilm FinePix A205s
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the A205s (vs the A204)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A205s (vs the A204)

  • None found

common strengths of the A205s and A204

  • Light weight: 225 g vs 235 g
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D
10 years newer
$532 (body only)
$598 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the 700D (vs the A204)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 700D (vs the A204)

  • None found

common strengths of the 700D and A204

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to compact competitors the Fujifilm A204 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 34 mm), is much larger (mid size (100×65×52 mm) vs compact (91×65×35 mm)), is older (august 2002 vs may 2005), is thicker (2" vs 1.4") and is significantly heavier (235 g vs 180 g).

Kodak EasyShare C330

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the C330 (vs the A204)

  • Much smaller: Compact (91×65×35 mm) vs Mid size (100×65×52 mm)
  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the C330 (vs the A204)

  • None found

common strengths of the C330 and A204

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm A204 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (55k dots vs 460k dots), is much larger (mid size (100×65×52 mm) vs super compact (97×57×23 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Casio EX-Z3000

Casio EX-Z3000
8 years newer
$217

Significant advantages of the EX-Z3000 (vs the A204)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (97×57×23 mm) vs Mid size (100×65×52 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 1.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z3000 (vs the A204)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the EX-Z3000 and A204

  • Very light: 148 g vs 235 g