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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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (95×57×24 mm)
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Size
Really small
Compact (93×60×28 mm)

galleries

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.

differences

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
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  1. Digital
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Less risk of blur
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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)
Size
Smaller
95×57×24 mm vs 93×60×28 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 $149.00
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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recommendations

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
              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 ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $139

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $122 - $154

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Entry-level DSLR

              $375 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Nikon Coolpix S630

              Compact

              $280

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $281

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $160

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              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 Significantly smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $95

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Thickness Much thicker
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Compact

              $190

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A800

              Canon PowerShot A800

              Compact

              $228

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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