As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix E900 Zoom is also often compared to super zooms and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix E900 Zoom's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix F20 Zoom) and Canon (such as the PowerShot A590 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm E900 Zoom compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), is much larger (compact (102×63×34 mm) vs compact (94×57×27 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (july 2005 vs july 2006) and is thicker (1.3" vs 1").

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (94×57×27 mm) vs Compact (102×63×34 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Significantly lighter: 190 g vs 260 g

Significant disadvantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 32 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the F20 Zoom and E900 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1
similar age
$700

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX1 (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (106×56×26 mm) vs Compact (102×63×34 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX1 (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-LX1 and E900 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm E900 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (32 mm vs 38 mm), has a much larger screen (2" vs 1.5"), is slightly smaller (compact (102×63×34 mm) vs standard size (108×76×78 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.1 MP vs 3.1 MP) and has a marginally larger sensor (1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs 1/3" 5.27x3.96mm).

However, on average it has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Olympus C-730 UZ

Olympus C-730 UZ
2 years older

Significant advantages of the C-730 UZ (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the C-730 UZ (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2"
  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 32 mm
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 3.1 MP vs 9.1 MP

common strengths of the C-730 UZ and E900 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Standard size (108×76×78 mm) vs Compact (102×63×34 mm)
  • Very light: 400 g vs 260 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.3"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm E900 Zoom compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (32 mm vs 35 mm) and has a marginally larger sensor (1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (july 2005 vs january 2008).

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the A590 IS (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A590 IS (vs the E900 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 32 mm

common strengths of the A590 IS and E900 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel