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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD over the Fujifilm FinePix S2950.
 
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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
        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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        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
        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 S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $194

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Super zoom

        $275

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $173

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Super zoom

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S1600

        Fujifilm FinePix S1600

        Super zoom

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $257

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $140

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Larger
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $190

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Fujifilm FinePix S8200

        Super zoom

        $195

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Significantly heavier
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $273 body only

        $640 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Nikon Coolpix S8100

        Travel zoom

        $290

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Pentax X-5

        Pentax X-5

        Super zoom

        $219

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker

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