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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size 113x73x46 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift, Lens
Thickness
Thin
1.8"
 
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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.

        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
        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $244

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $178

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $189

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D40

        Nikon D40

        Entry-level DSLR

        $360 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
        Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
        Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $248

        Battery life Much 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 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 SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $275 - $300

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        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

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $190

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

        Super zoom

        $420

        Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Placeholder

        Sigma SD9

        Entry-level DSLR

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Pro digicam

        $360 - $574

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Super zoom

        $187 - $215

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier

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