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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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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)
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 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
$153.99 vs $1,350.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,196 cheaper (8.8x less)
Size
Smaller
110x73x81 mm vs 123x81x85 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-FH20:3.3"
              S2950:3.2"
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-FH20:513 g
              S2950:437 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              EX-FH20:None
              S2950:6,400 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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              EX-FH20:123x81x85 mm
              S2950:110x73x81 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-FH20:20x
              S2950:18x
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              EX-FH20:26 mm
              S2950:28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $539 body only

              $553 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              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 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
              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Compact

              $174

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $180 with 10-30mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $158 - $399

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $135

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $233 body only

              $375 with 18-55mm lens

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

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