Fujifilm FinePix AX650 vs Epson PhotoPC 550

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX650

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great battery life
Battery life
420 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Epson PhotoPC 550

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

differences

Advantages of the Epson PhotoPC 550

Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the PhotoPC 550's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Fujifilm AX650

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Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
33 mm vs 43 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 0.3 MP
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Capture more than 31.5x more detail in your photos
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Movie format
Shoots movies
720p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots HD (720p) video as well as still pictures
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 100 ISO
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The AX650's maximum light sensitivity is 5 f-stops better
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
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More than 60% larger sensor
Size
Slightly smaller
93x60x27 mm vs 107x67x37 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/1400s vs 1/1000s
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Around 30% faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.5"
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More than 20% thinner
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
8s vs 1/4s
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32x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              PhotoPC 550170 g
              AX650168 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              PhotoPC 5501/1000s
              AX6501/1400s
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              PhotoPC 550None
              AX650Digital
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              PhotoPC 55043 mm
              AX65033 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              PhotoPC 550100 ISO
              AX6503,200 ISO
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              PhotoPC 550None
              AX650720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              PhotoPC 5501x
              AX6505x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $155

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Battery life Has a much shorter battery life

              Epson PhotoPC 550 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare M532

              Kodak EasyShare M532

              Compact

              $299

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Samsung Digimax 370

              Samsung Digimax 370

              Compact

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Kodak EasyShare M550

              Kodak EasyShare M550

              Compact

              $200

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
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              Kyocera Finecam SL300R

              Ultra compact

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L5

              Nikon Coolpix L5

              Digicam

              $194

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $91 - $94

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $96

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $60 - $120

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Thickness Thicker
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $60

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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