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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Size Smaller 113x73x46 mm vs 110x73x81 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift, Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Thinner 1.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 40% thinner
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 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
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)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 18x vs 12x
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Around 2.5x 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.

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX150 IS:0.9 fps
        S2900HD:1.2 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Samsung WB150F

        Samsung WB150F

        Travel zoom

        $104 - $129

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot SX110 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX110 IS

        Travel zoom

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $113 - $149

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

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $130 - $184

        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $186

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

        Super zoom

        $188

        Zoom More zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker
        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Pro digicam

        $324 - $425

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $163

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

        Super zoom

        $379

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $198

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures

        appearance

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        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD
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