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
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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS over the Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR.
 
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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
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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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
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

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

        Weight Heavy Help
        SX210 IS:220 g
        F305EXR:215 g
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        1.3"
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        SX210 IS:390 ms
        F305EXR:360 ms
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        SX210 IS:0.7 fps
        F305EXR:1.5 fps
        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.

        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
        5 cm
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $229 - $252

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $215 - $300

        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Canon PowerShot S95

        Canon PowerShot S95

        Pro digicam

        $335

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Zoom Has slightly less zoom

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200

        GPS Has a GPS
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

        Travel zoom

        $379

        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

        Travel zoom

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $184

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $279

        GPS Has a GPS
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger

        Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

        Pro digicam

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Size Significantly smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $186

        GPS Has a GPS
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $94 - $220

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Smaller
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix SL240

        Fujifilm FinePix SL240

        Super zoom

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        External flash Supports an external flash
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

        Travel zoom

        $258

        GPS Has a GPS
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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