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

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

Items often bought with the Casio EX-FH20 or Fujifilm S2950

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Explore our gallery of 16 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-FH20.
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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
Much 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
Size
Smaller
110×73×81 mm vs 123×81×85 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$169.80 vs $1,350.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,180 cheaper (8x less)
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
Slightly 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              EX-FH203.3"
              S29503.2"
              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
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-FH20513 g
              S2950437 g
              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
              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
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              EX-FH201/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              S29501/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              EX-FH209 MP
              S29509.7 MP
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              EX-FH2020x
              S295018x
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              EX-FH2026 mm
              S295028 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $130 - $218

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              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-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,395

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon D7200

              Nikon D7200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $968 - $1,197 body only

              $1,235 - $1,497 with 18-140mm lens

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Zoom More zoom
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $300 - $350

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $140

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $230

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

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $254

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $374

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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