Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD vs Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Thickness
Thin
1.8"

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
113×73×46 mm vs 110×73×81 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 40% thinner
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
306 g vs 437 g
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Around 30% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2900HD

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S2900HD's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
18x vs 12x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX150 IS0.9 fps
              S2900HD1.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $105

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $199

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $536

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $160

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $202

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $210 - $228

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $79 - $92

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Olympus SP-620 UZ

              Olympus 620 UZ

              Travel zoom

              $220

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $156

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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