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Advantages of the Canon SX120 IS

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the SX120 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
111×71×45 mm vs 110×73×81 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
285 g vs 337 g
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Around 20% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S1800

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX120 IS0.9 fps
              S18001.3 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              SX120 IS36 mm
              S180028 mm
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              SX120 IS1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
              S18001/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SX120 IS8.6 MP
              S18009.8 MP

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              Fujifilm FinePix S1800 Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
              PowerShot SX120 IS
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              Fujifilm FinePix S1800
              FinePix S1800
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