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

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact 103x59x32 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
360 ms shutter lag
 

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"
 

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
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
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
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
Slightly higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.5 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
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recommendations

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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              SX210 IS:390 ms
              F305EXR:360 ms
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX210 IS:220 g
              F305EXR:215 g
              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
              F305EXR:1.5 fps
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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 S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $245 - $400

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

              Pro digicam

              $200

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $300

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $100

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

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