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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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
Weight Lighter 306 g vs 437 g
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Around 30% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $180

        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $249

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $160

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        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

        $117 - $170

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $198

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        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
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Lowest price More expensive
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        $198

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Size Larger

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $152

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $370 - $400 body only

        $485 - $625 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix P100

        Nikon Coolpix P100

        Super zoom

        $300

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
        Size Larger
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
        Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

        Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

        Pro digicam

        $1,000

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Screen size Much smaller screen

        appearance

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

        discussion

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