Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

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Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

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Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F550 EXR

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Zoom
More zoom
15x vs 5x
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9x more zoom
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture around 80% more detail in your photos
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The F550 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 20% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
8s vs 2s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F650 Zoom

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the F650 Zoom's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
105×61×31 mm vs 104×64×33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.2" vs 1.3"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
200 g vs 215 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              F550 EXR
              1. Sensor shift
              F650 ZoomNone
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              F550 EXR3,200 ISO
              F650 Zoom400 ISO
              Size Large Help
              F550 EXR104×64×33 mm
              F650 Zoom105×61×31 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External flash Supports an external flash
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $259

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $224

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Size Much smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $207

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $233

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Compact

              $280

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Fujifilm Finepix F605 EXR

              Fujifilm Finepix F605 EXR

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $759 - $897 body only

              $959 - $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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