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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Thickness
Thin
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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
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        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

        $299

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Super zoom

        $199

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $110

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $259

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $150 - $250

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

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $190

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Travel zoom

        $230

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $186

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Super zoom

        $204

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $165 - $227

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Size Slightly larger
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Super zoom

        $199 - $430

        3D Takes 3D photos
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 - $657 body only

        $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

        Compact

        $98

        Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen

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