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Advantages of the Fujifilm A920

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
2.7" vs 2"
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Around 40% larger screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.1 MP vs 4.9 MP
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Capture around 90% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
800 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The A920's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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Advantages of the Pentax S5n

Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
35 mm vs 39 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size
Significantly smaller
84×52×21 mm vs 98×62×32 mm
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2.1x smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/2.9
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At its widest zoom, the S5n's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Thickness
Much thinner
0.8" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
120 g vs 206 g
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More than 40% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1200s
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40% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              A920f/2.9
              S5nf/2.6
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              4 seconds
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A920800 ISO
              S5n400 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A92039 mm
              S5n35 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A920115k dots
              S5n110k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              A9209.1 MP
              S5n4.9 MP
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A9204x
              S5n3.1x

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