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"
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

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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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.2"
              Weight Heavy Help
              437 g
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm)
              Weight Light weight Help
              437 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              3.2"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              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
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              2.0 cm
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S29501/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              S2900HD1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              18x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $140

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Super zoom

              $230

              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $275

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S1500

              Fujifilm FinePix S1500

              Super zoom

              $192

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a significantly narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $85 - $199

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

              Super zoom

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Weight Lighter
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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