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

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
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

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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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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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
        5 cm
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $203

        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
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548 - $550

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is much more expensive
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

        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

        $251

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        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 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
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a GPS
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

        Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $134

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Zoom Less zoom
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

        Travel zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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