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

Fujifilm FinePix S3300 vs Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S3300

33

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS. Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S3300.

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
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
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$85.20 vs $340.12
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The best price we've seen is $255 cheaper (4x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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
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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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              SX130 ISNone
              S33006,400 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX130 IS1 fps
              S33001.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,000 body only

              $1,600 with 17-85mm lens

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123 - $155

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $129

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $419 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $270

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $200 - $297

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger

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