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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
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 Common Weaknesses
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        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 L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $260

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $164

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $230

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $300

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $175 - $279

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Canon EOS Rebel T2i

        Canon Rebel T2i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $579 body only

        $200 - $672 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

        Fujifilm FinePix S8100fd

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $173

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Fujifilm FinePix S3400

        Fujifilm FinePix S3400

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger

        Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

        Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

        Entry-level DSLR

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Movie format Does not take movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Travel zoom

        $97

        Size Significantly smaller
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Super zoom

        $298 - $330

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Olympus SP-510 UZ

        Olympus SP-510 UZ

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $131

        Size Significantly smaller
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Zoom Less zoom

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