Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size 113x73x46 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.8"
Weight
Light-weight
308 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX130 IS

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Size Smaller 113x73x46 mm vs 110x73x81 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Thinner 1.8" vs 3.2"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Lighter 308 g vs 437 g
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Around 30% lighter
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S2950's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 18x vs 12x
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Around 2.5x more zoom
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        SX130 IS:None
        S2950:6,400 ISO
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX130 IS:1 fps
        S2950:1.2 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $110 - $250

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $184

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $129

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $248

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $135

        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197 - $255

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $450

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $117 - $170

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $329 - $350

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Travel zoom

        $223

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $158

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $159 - $300

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S1800

        Fujifilm FinePix S1800

        Super zoom

        Weight Lighter
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO

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