Casio Exilim EX-FH20 vs Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH20

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,000 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-FH20. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S2950.

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Advantages of the Casio EX-FH20

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
1,000 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the EX-FH20's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 8s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Macro focus
Much better macro capability
2 cm vs 12 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$149.99 vs $1,288.88
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The best price we've seen is $1,139 cheaper (8.6x less)
Size
Smaller
110x73x81 mm vs 123x81x85 mm
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More than 20% smaller
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 9 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
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
Weight
Lighter
437 g vs 513 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.2" vs 3.3"
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Almost the same
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              EX-FH203.3"
              S29503.2"
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-FH20513 g
              S2950437 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              EX-FH20None
              S29506,400 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              EX-FH20123x81x85 mm
              S2950110x73x81 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              EX-FH2020x
              S295018x
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              EX-FH2026 mm
              S295028 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,395

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Travel zoom

              $995

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $429 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $749 - $857 body only

              $849 - $1,562 with 28-135mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $557 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $164

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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