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

Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$179.17 vs $214.29
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (around 20% less)
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 IS:None
              S3300:6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              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 significantly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $332 - $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $198

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $302 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 - $418 body only

              $399 - $419 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $197

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Samsung WB110

              Samsung WB110

              Super zoom

              $244

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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