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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Size Smaller 110x73x81 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 437 g vs 540 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.2" vs 3.9"
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Around 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S3200

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 24x vs 18x
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Around 80% more zoom
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recommendations

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 Common Weaknesses
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Thickness Quite thick Help
S2950:3.2"
S3200:3.9"
Weight Heavy Help
S2950:437 g
S3200:540 g
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
6,400 ISO
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.2 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Size Large Help
S2950:110x73x81 mm
S3200:118x80x99 mm

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
Sensor shift
Zoom Poor zoom Help
S2950:18x
S3200:24x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$163

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$129 - $212

3D Captures 3D images
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$163

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Super zoom

$210

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Super zoom

Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120

Super zoom

$425

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$198 - $234

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$94 - $250

Size Smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Travel zoom

$241

Size Smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Super zoom

$188 - $220

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Kodak EasyShare Z980

Kodak EasyShare Z980

Super zoom

$309

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Size Significantly larger
Fujifilm FinePix S4600

Fujifilm FinePix S4600

Super zoom

$134

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker

Fujifilm FinePix S3200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$165

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Significantly smaller
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Zoom Less zoom
Fujifilm FinePix S4700

Fujifilm FinePix S4700

Super zoom

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100

Super zoom

$120

3D Takes 3D photos
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18

Super zoom

$1,000

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

appearance

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discussion

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cala (8:38 PM, November 18, 2011)
its the s3200 for me anyday
 
guest (6:48 AM, September 15, 2011)
Fujifilm FinePix S3200 really like a dsrl machine but s2950 lşke of compact s3200 better than s2950.