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

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Thickness
Thin
1.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S3300.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX130 IS

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Size
Significantly smaller
113×73×46 mm vs 118×81×100 mm
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2.5x smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. 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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
308 g vs 540 g
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More than 40% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$202.24 vs $331.75
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The best price we've seen is $130 cheaper (around 40% 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

              $160

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $174

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              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 Significantly worse macro capability
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $170

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $169

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $175

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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              discussion

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
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