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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
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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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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
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $170

        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

        $115 - $250

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $239

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $129 - $135

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Super zoom

        $320

        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $159

        Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Super zoom

        $400

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $220

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $179 - $300

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $108 - $128

        Size Significantly smaller
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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