Updated (February, 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 103x59x32 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Size
Really small
Compact 105x59x31 mm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX210 IS

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the SX210 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.3" vs 1.3"
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F305EXR

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 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 15x vs 14x
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More than 10% more zoom
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The F305EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag 360 ms vs 390 ms
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Around 10% less delay when taking photos
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 1.5 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Weight Slightly lighter 215 g vs 220 g
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Almost the same
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        Weight Heavy Help
        SX210 IS:220 g
        F305EXR:215 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX210 IS:0.7 fps
        F305EXR:1.5 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Size Large Help
        SX210 IS:105x59x31 mm
        F305EXR:103x59x32 mm
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        SX210 IS:720p @ 30fps
        F305EXR:720p @ 24fps

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        SX210 IS:390 ms
        F305EXR:360 ms
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $203

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Travel zoom

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Pro digicam

        $245

        Aperture Has a much wider aperture
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Zoom Has slightly less zoom
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Travel zoom

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix P7000

        Nikon Coolpix P7000

        Pro digicam

        $337

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $349 - $354

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Significantly larger
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

        Travel zoom

        $251

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $115 - $149

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200 - $300

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Shutter lag More shutter lag

        Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujfilm Finepix Z900EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix Z900EXR

        Compact

        $193

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Size Significantly smaller
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

        Travel zoom

        $223 - $353

        Zoom More zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $153

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix F60fd

        Fujifilm FinePix F60fd

        Compact

        $220

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support

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