Fujifilm FinePix S2950 vs Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
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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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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
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.2"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              437 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              Prosumer size 110x73x81 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              437 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              3.2"
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              18x
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $135

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              3D Captures 3D images
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Super zoom

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $158 - $399

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $180

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $233 body only

              $379 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $137

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $334 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $500

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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