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

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

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
 
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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 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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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
        Weight Heavy Help
        215 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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 Common Weaknesses

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

        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        SX220 HS:14x
        F500 EXR:15x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant shared competitors found.

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $189 - $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Travel zoom

        $269

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $395

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $242 - $281

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $252

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        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

        $197 - $233

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $221 - $240

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Zoom More zoom
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Zoom Less zoom
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $265

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Lowest price More expensive
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Size Much smaller
        3D Takes 3D photos
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

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