Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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Fujifilm FinePix AX300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Size
Really small
Compact 93x60x27 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
168 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 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)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
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
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.99 vs $200.14
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The best price we've seen is $60 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
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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
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A3300 IS:None
              AX300:3,200 ISO
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A3300 IS:28 mm
              AX300:33 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $230

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $100

              Size Slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

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

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus VG-120

              Olympus VG120

              Compact

              $150

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting No continuous shooting support
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH3

              Compact

              $109

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              $65

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $65

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle

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