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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
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2900HD

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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
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        3.2"
        Weight Heavy Help
        437 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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Size Large Help
        Prosumer size 110x73x81 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        Prosumer size 110x73x81 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        437 g
        Thickness Thin Help
        3.2"
        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
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        18x
        Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $152

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $145 - $180

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $115

        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $103 - $250

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

        Super zoom

        $700

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Lowest price Is much more expensive
        Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $350 - $379 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $370 - $400 body only

        $485 - $625 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $127 - $129

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Larger
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $248

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

        Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

        Pro digicam

        $1,000

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Much larger
        Screen size Much smaller screen

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