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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

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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
              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
              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 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
              Size Large Help
              Prosumer size 110x73x81 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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              18x
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189 - $227

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $290

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $158 - $399

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              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

              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 S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Weight Lighter
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $179

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Significantly smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149 - $270

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $103

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

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