Updated (February, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS 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
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x31 mm
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
390 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
220 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX210 IS

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Size Smaller 105x59x31 mm vs 110x73x81 mm
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3.3x smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.3" vs 3.2"
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2.6x thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 220 g vs 437 g
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Around 50% lighter
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
Macro focus Better macro capability 2 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
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
Zoom Slightly more zoom 18x vs 14x
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Around 70% more zoom
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $164.95 vs $484.44
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The best price we've seen is $319 cheaper (2.9x less)
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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

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

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              SX210 IS:None
              S2950:6,400 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
              SX210 IS:0.7 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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $189 - $199

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $354

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

              Super zoom

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $152 - $300

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $170

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $299

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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