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

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (95×57×24 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Size
Really small
Compact (93×60×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
168 g

Items often bought with the Canon A3300 IS or Fujifilm AX300

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
  1. Lens
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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
$156.33 vs $179.00
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The best price we've seen is $23 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A3300 IS95×57×24 mm
              AX30093×60×28 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A3300 IS149 g
              AX300168 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A3300 IS1/1600s
              AX3001/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A3300 ISNone
              AX3003,200 ISO
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A3300 IS28 mm
              AX30033 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $119

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $104

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $134

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon D5500

              Nikon D5500

              Entry-level DSLR

              $559 - $747 body only

              $689 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $116

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $536

              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

              $320

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus 550WP

              Olympus Stylus 550WP

              Waterproof

              $205

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $90

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $140

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              $148

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed

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