• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F850EXR advantages over Canon N2

  • More telephoto lens reach
    500 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 250 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.0 fps vs 2.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon N2 advantages over Fujifilm F850EXR

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Compared to Fujifilm F750EXR

Fujifilm F850EXR
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon N2
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm F770EXR

Fujifilm F850EXR
Fujifilm F770EXR
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon N2
Fujifilm F770EXR
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon S800c

Fujifilm F850EXR
Nikon S800c
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon N2
Nikon S800c
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Fujifilm F900EXR

Fujifilm F850EXR
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon N2
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic SZ8

Fujifilm F850EXR
Panasonic SZ8
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon N2
Panasonic SZ8
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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