Casio Exilim EX-FH20 vs Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH20

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,000 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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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.

differences

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)
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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
2.0 cm vs 12.0 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
$169.86 vs $1,455.67
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The best price we've seen is $1,286 cheaper (8.6x less)
Size
Smaller
110×73×81 mm vs 123×81×85 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 9 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
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
              1. 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-FH20123×81×85 mm
              S2950110×73×81 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

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $362 - $398

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Travel zoom

              $895

              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Pro digicam

              $512

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Pentax K200D

              Pentax K200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              $2,802

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $174

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $160

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $275 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Weight Lighter
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO

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