Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD vs Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
6,400 ISO
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
113x73x46 mm vs 110x73x81 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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              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 SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $180

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

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $129 - $286

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $84

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $176

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $150

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $417

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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