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Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 38 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.5"
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2x larger screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size
Significantly smaller
96×57×22 mm vs 97×65×36 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 60k dots
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More than 7.5x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 1.9 MP
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Capture more than 5x more detail in your photos
Thickness
Much thinner
0.9" vs 1.4"
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Around 40% thinner
Continuous shooting
Supports continuous shooting
8.7 fps vs None
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Allows taking many pictures in rapid succession
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 100 ISO
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The 310 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 10 f-stops better
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 3x
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More than 7x more zoom
Weight
Lighter
140 g vs 180 g
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More than 20% lighter
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm vs 1/3" 5.27x3.96mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1/2s
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30x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm A203

Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3
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At its widest zoom, the A203's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Weight Light weight Help
              310 HS140 g
              A203180 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              310 HS3,200 ISO
              A203100 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Poor or no continuous shooting Help
              310 HS8.7 fps
              A203None
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              310 HS461k dots
              A20360k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              310 HS28 mm
              A20338 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              310 HS8x
              A2033x

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