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
3.0"
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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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)
Wide angle
Significantly 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
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
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
$104.06 vs $139.95
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The best price we've seen is $36 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$104.06
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A3300 IS1/1600s
              AX3001/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A3300 IS28 mm
              AX30033 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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $246

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $160

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $150

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              $70

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Smaller
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $189 - $347

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Entry-level DSLR

              $369 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S50

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $75

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              $119

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Compact

              $89

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Compact

              $114

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle

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