• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 336mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 288mm (35mm eq.)

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Canon 520 HS over Fujifilm T550

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 25 mm
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm T550 over Canon 520 HS

  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 10.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

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Review Excerpt

  • Compact 12x zoom; Optical image stabilization; Full HD movies; Handheld Night Scene mode; Good shutter lag time.

  • Uses microSD media; Short battery life; Flash is weak; Soft at telephoto; Tiny buttons.

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