Updated (August, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size 113x73x46 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1.8"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX130 IS

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Size Significantly smaller 113x73x46 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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2.5x smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.8" vs 3.9"
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2.2x thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 308 g vs 540 g
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More than 40% 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 S3300

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S3300's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Zoom More zoom 26x vs 12x
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More than 4.5x more zoom
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
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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recommendations

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

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

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        SX130 IS:None
        S3300:6,400 ISO
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX130 IS:1 fps
        S3300:1.2 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $375 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $298 body only

        $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $359

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $250

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $450

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $139 - $184

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Weight Lighter
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

        Travel zoom

        $223

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $115 - $149

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Smaller
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Super zoom

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Significantly larger
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $192

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Nikon D60

        Nikon D60

        Entry-level DSLR

        $840 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $210

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom Slightly less zoom

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