Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

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Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

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Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

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Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
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

Size
Really small
Compact 105x61x31 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
200 g
 

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
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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 (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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The F550 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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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 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
105x61x31 mm vs 104x63x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
200 g vs 215 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.2" vs 1.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              F550 EXR:104x63x33 mm
              F650 Zoom:105x61x31 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $161

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $305

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag

              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 F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $212

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $314 - $499

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $229 - $400

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus Stylus 1

              Olympus Stylus 1

              Pro digicam

              $85 - $699

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Nikon Coolpix S620

              Compact

              $280

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $238

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $264

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $397 body only

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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