As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix J30 is also often compared to ultra compacts and mirrorless. The Fujifilm FinePix J30's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z33) and Samsung (such as the L201)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J30 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (32 mm vs 38 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs compact (94×58×25 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 8 MP), is newer (july 2009 vs august 2007) and is thinner (0.8" vs 1").

Pentax Optio Z10

Pentax Optio Z10
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Z10 (vs the J30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z10 (vs the J30)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 32 mm

common strengths of the Z10 and J30

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×58×25 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.8"

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) 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 1/2000 of a second).

Casio Exilim EX-Z33

Casio Exilim EX-Z33
similar age
$150

Significant advantages of the EX-Z33 (vs the J30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z33 (vs the J30)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z33 and J30

  • None found

Samsung L201

Samsung L201
1 year older

Significant advantages of the L201 (vs the J30)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L201 (vs the J30)

  • None found

common strengths of the L201 and J30

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J30 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is thinner (0.8" vs 1.5"), is slightly lighter (133 g vs 276 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 16 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the 5T (vs the J30)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 5T (vs the J30)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5T and J30

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×59×39 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 276 g vs 133 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.8"