The Fujifilm FinePix J30 is mostly gets compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix J30's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the Galaxy Camera and the L201) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix A205 Zoom)

Competitor classes

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J30 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (32 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5") and is newer (july 2009 vs july 2008).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

Samsung L201

Samsung L201
1 year older

Significant advantages of the L201 (vs the J30)

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Significant disadvantages of the L201 (vs the J30)

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common strengths of the L201 and J30

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J30 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs compact (129×71×19 mm)) and is much lighter (133 g vs 300 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 21x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (32 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps) and has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 4.8").

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
3 years newer
$60

Significant advantages of the Camera (vs the J30)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 2.7"
  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 32 mm
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the Camera (vs the J30)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Much heavier: 300 g vs 133 g

common strengths of the Camera and J30

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • Fairly small: Compact (129×71×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J30 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (32 mm vs 36 mm), has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (230k dots vs 60k dots), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 1.9 MP) and is newer (july 2009 vs july 2003).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix A205 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix A205 Zoom
6 years older

Significant advantages of the A205 Zoom (vs the J30)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A205 Zoom (vs the J30)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"
  • Worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 32 mm
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.9 MP vs 9.8 MP

common strengths of the A205 Zoom and J30

  • Light weight: 225 g vs 133 g