Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS vs Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
290 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX220 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the SX220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
106x59x33 mm vs 104x63x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F500 EXR

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 30% higher fps
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
15x vs 14x
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More than 10% more zoom
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Lowest price
Cheaper
$142.11 vs $390.66
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The best price we've seen is $249 cheaper (2.7x less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX220 HS:240 fps
              F500 EXR:320 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              215 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.3"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX220 HS:3.2 fps
              F500 EXR:3 fps
              Size Large Help
              SX220 HS:106x59x33 mm
              F500 EXR:104x63x33 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $350

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $593

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $199

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              GPS Has a GPS
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $270

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $340

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $323

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

              Compact

              $249

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS

              Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS

              Compact

              $377

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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