As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom is also often compared to pro digicams, mirrorless, travel zooms and boutiques. The Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix F20 Zoom and the FinePix F550 EXR) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II and the Alpha NEX-6)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F30 Zoom compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (93×57×28 mm) vs compact (100×59×33 mm)) and is thinner (1.1" vs 1.3").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the F20 Zoom and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×57×27 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
7 years newer
$598

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 II (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (102×58×38 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.5" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 281 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
6 years newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the S110 and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix F40fd

Fujifilm FinePix F40fd
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the F40fd (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the F40fd (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the F40fd and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×59×23 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1
7 years newer
$120

Significant advantages of the XQ1 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the XQ1 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Thicker: 1.3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the XQ1 and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10
7 years newer
$419

Significant advantages of the XZ-10 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-10 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Larger: Compact (102×61×34 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the XZ-10 and F30 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F30 Zoom compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly lighter (185 g vs 356 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
7 years newer
$600

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the G16 and F30 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F30 Zoom compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (93×57×28 mm) vs mid size (120×67×43 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 1.7") and is slightly lighter (185 g vs 287 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 16 MP).

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6
6 years newer
$606 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-6 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-6 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the NEX-6 and F30 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×43 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 287 g vs 185 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.1"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F30 Zoom compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), is slightly smaller (compact (93×57×28 mm) vs compact (104×59×33 mm)) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 10.6 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the F550 EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the F550 EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (104×64×33 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.3" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the F550 EXR and F30 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×64×33 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 185 g

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR
3 years newer
$414

Significant advantages of the F70EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the F70EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the F70EXR and F30 Zoom

  • Very small: Compact (99×59×23 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 205 g vs 185 g

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the F305EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the F305EXR (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Thicker: 1.3" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the F305EXR and F30 Zoom

  • Very small: Compact (104×59×33 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 185 g

Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

Fujifilm FinePix JZ500
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the JZ500 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 36 mm

Significant disadvantages of the JZ500 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the JZ500 and F30 Zoom

  • Very small: Compact (97×57×29 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 168 g vs 185 g

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F30 Zoom compared to boutique competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (93×57×28 mm) vs mid size (115×66×55 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 2.2"), is slightly lighter (185 g vs 393 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.7), has much less zoom (3x vs 3.1x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
8 years newer
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the F30 Zoom)

  • Significantly thicker: 2.2" vs 1.1"
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and F30 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (93×57×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 393 g vs 185 g
  • Thin: 2.2" vs 1.1"