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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 Slightly 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
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
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
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

$299

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Super zoom

$258

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120

Super zoom

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
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 L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$202 - $279

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix S1800

Fujifilm FinePix S1800

Super zoom

Weight Is slightly lighter
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker

Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

Super zoom

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Screen size Smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$152 - $300

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Size Larger
Placeholder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Fujifilm FinePix S3200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$278 body only

$392 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100

Super zoom

$181

3D Takes 3D photos
Wide angle Better wide angle
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Super zoom

$450

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Screen size Smaller screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$448 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen size Smaller screen

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.