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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS over the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD.
 
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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 Lens, Sensor shift 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.

        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $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 SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $170

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $230

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        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
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $350 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $115

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

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $117 - $250

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Lowest price More expensive
        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Compact

        $102 - $104

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $74

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

        Super zoom

        $550

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $260

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $399

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier

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