Canon PowerShot A3300 IS vs Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX300 over the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS.

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Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS. Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Fujifilm FinePix AX300.

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Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the A3300 IS'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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
95x56x24 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
149 g vs 168 g
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More than 10% lighter
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 AX300

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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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$99.99 vs $139.95
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 30% 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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A3300 IS$139.95
              AX300$99.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A3300 IS1/1600s
              AX3001/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A3300 ISNone
              AX3003,200 ISO
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A3300 IS28 mm
              AX30033 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $138 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $286

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $114

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Smaller
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $60

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Samsung ES30

              Samsung ES30

              Compact

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $110 - $180

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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