Fujifilm FinePix AX650

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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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              PhotoPC 550:170 g
              AX650:168 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              PhotoPC 550:43 mm
              AX650:33 mm
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              PhotoPC 550:None
              AX650:Digital
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              PhotoPC 550:None
              AX650:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              PhotoPC 550:1x
              AX650:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a much shorter battery life

              Epson PhotoPC 550 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare V550

              Kodak EasyShare V550

              Compact

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

              Kodak EasyShare M550

              Compact

              $130

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              HP Photosmart R607

              HP Photosmart R607

              Compact

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              $715 body only

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
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              Fujifilm MX-500

              Digicam

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Ricoh Caplio R6

              Ricoh Caplio R6

              Compact

              $249

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $69

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

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

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