Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

Size
Really small
Compact 103x59x32 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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Advantages of the Canon SX260 HS

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Zoom More zoom 20x vs 15x
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Around 80% more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F665 EXR

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 11 fps vs 3.2 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The F665 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Slightly smaller 103x59x32 mm vs 106x61x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 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
Weight Slightly lighter 217 g vs 231 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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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
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Weight Heavy Help
        SX260 HS:231 g
        F665 EXR:217 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Size Large Help
        SX260 HS:106x61x33 mm
        F665 EXR:103x59x32 mm
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        f/3.5

        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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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

        Travel zoom

        $213

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $280 - $399

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $230

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $329

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $210 - $220

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $329 - $354

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $160 - $175

        Size Much smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Zoom Significantly less zoom
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $229 - $252

        Size Smaller
        Battery life Longer battery life
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Weight Slightly lighter
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

        Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $186

        GPS Has a GPS
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        External flash No external flash support
        Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $300

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        External flash No external flash support
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $84 - $220

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $258

        GPS Has a GPS
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        External flash No external flash support
        Kodak PixPro FZ151

        Kodak PixPro FZ151

        Travel zoom

        $119

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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