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
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x31 mm
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
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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

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        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        SX210 IS:None
        S2950:6,400 ISO
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $184

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $230

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $450

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Travel zoom

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $329 - $350

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Travel zoom

        $379

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $152

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $122 - $129

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $110 - $250

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $153 - $300

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

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $135

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Size Slightly larger

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