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

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/3.1
Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x33 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
290 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 104x63x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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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 Significantly 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 Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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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 Common Weaknesses
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
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.3"
Weight Heavy Help
215 g
Size Large Help
SX220 HS:106x59x33 mm
F500 EXR:104x63x33 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
SX220 HS:3.2 fps
F500 EXR:3 fps
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support

Compared to recent travel zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$199

GPS Has a built-in GPS
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

Travel zoom

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$113 - $149

Battery life Has a much longer battery life
Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$199 - $200

GPS Has a GPS
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

$164

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$200 - $300

GPS Has a GPS
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$467 - $502

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$184 - $213

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Travel zoom

$258

GPS Has a GPS
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$174 - $300

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

Compact

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Significantly smaller
Zoom Less zoom
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$325

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Travel zoom

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Wider aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

appearance

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

discussion

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