The Fujifilm MX-2900 Zoom is mostly gets compared to travel zooms and super zooms. The Fujifilm MX-2900 Zoom's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS8) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L340)

Competitor classes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm MX-2900 Zoom compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 16x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (130×69×60 mm) vs compact (105×58×33 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
11 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS8 (vs the MX-2900 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Standard size (130×69×60 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS8 (vs the MX-2900 Zoom)

  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-ZS8 and MX-2900 Zoom

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compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm MX-2900 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it is thinner (2.4" vs 3.3"), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none), supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 460k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (2.2 MP vs 9.7 MP) and is older (may 1999 vs february 2015).

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
15 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the MX-2900 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 130k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the MX-2900 Zoom)

  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the L340 and MX-2900 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Standard size (130×69×60 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 385 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 2.4"