Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Fujifilm FinePix S4500

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Size Significantly smaller 113x73x46 mm vs 118x81x100 mm
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2.5x smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens, Sensor shift vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.8" vs 3.9"
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2.2x thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 306 g vs 543 g
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More than 40% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Lowest price Cheaper $128.99 vs $199.95
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (around 40% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4200

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 300 shots vs 110 shots
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More than 2.5x more shots per battery charge
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S4200's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Zoom More zoom 24x vs 12x
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4x more zoom
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX150 IS:0.9 fps
              S4200:1.2 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $230 - $250

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $190

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $300

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $257

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Better macro capability

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $140

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $194

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $173

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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