Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon Rebel T3 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

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Canon Rebel T3

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Canon T3

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Size
Smaller
130x100x78 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
700 shots vs 400 shots
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Around 80% more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3.1" vs 5"
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Around 40% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
459 g vs 730 g
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Around 40% lighter
Shutter lag
Less shutter lag
309 ms vs 350 ms
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More than 10% less delay when taking photos
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
12.2 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
8 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T3Pentamirror
              HS20 EXRDigital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              T33.1"
              HS20 EXR5"
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              T3309 ms
              HS20 EXR350 ms
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Size Large Help
              T3130x100x78 mm
              HS20 EXR130x90x126 mm
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              T3230k dots
              HS20 EXR460k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $227 body only

              $355 with 18-55mm lens

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $557 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $549 body only

              $499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $630 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon EOS 40D

              Canon EOS 40D

              Pro DSLR

              $700 body only

              $1,639 with 28-135mm lens

              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen

              Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $539 body only

              $569 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Heavier
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $845 body only

              $749 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Larger screen
              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon EOS Rebel T1i

              Canon Rebel T1i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $861 body only

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Color depth Worse color depth

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $500

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $386

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $314

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

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