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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3200

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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

        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $179 - $300

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $129 - $135

        3D Captures 3D images
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Super zoom

        $123

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S9100

        Fujifilm FinePix S9100

        Pro digicam

        $250

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $170

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $115 - $250

        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $220

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Super zoom

        $320

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Fujifilm FinePix S3200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $278 body only

        $380 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Much thinner
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $222

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Super zoom

        $190 - $258

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Size Much smaller
        Thickness Much thinner
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Fujifilm FinePix S3200

        discussion

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950
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        Fujifilm FinePix S3200
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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.