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Fujifilm FinePix AX350 vs Canon PowerShot A1200

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix AX350

40

Canon PowerShot A1200

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX350 over the Canon PowerShot A1200.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

differences

Advantages of the Canon A1200

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the A1200's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1400s
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More than 10% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm AX350

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Smaller
93x60x27 mm vs 99x63x30 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
3,200 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
168 g vs 185 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.00 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $81 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A1200:1/1600s
              AX350:1/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A1200:None
              AX350:3,200 ISO
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A1200:1 fps
              AX350:1.1 fps
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              A1200:None
              AX350:Digital
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A1200:28 mm
              AX350:33 mm
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A1200:720p @ 24fps
              AX350:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A1200:4x
              AX350:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Compact

              $108

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $258

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $122 - $154

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $350

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $178

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $100

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Placeholder

              Nikon Coolpix P1

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Compact

              $75

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Pentax Efina

              Pentax Efina

              Ultra compact

              $86

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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