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

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S2950.

differences

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
              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
              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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $208

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $557 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Placeholder

              Fujifilm FinePix S5000 Zoom

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $164

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Lowest price More expensive
              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 S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              $512

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Super zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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