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

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Canon Rebel T3

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

Battery life
Great battery life
700 shots
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Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 
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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
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.2x14.7mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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More than 10.5x larger sensor
Battery life Significantly 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 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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $289.95 vs $349.00
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The best price we've seen is $59 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              T3:Pentamirror
              HS20 EXR:Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              T3:3.1"
              HS20 EXR:5"
              Weight Heavy Help
              T3:459 g
              HS20 EXR:730 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Size Large Help
              T3:130x100x78 mm
              HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $278 body only

              $375 - $427 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

              $329 - $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $352 - $415 body only

              $495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
              Startup delay Has much more startup delay

              Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

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              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $681 body only

              $499 - $823 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $579 - $600 body only

              $200 - $675 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Heavier
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $570 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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

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              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $246

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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $250

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $471

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $229 - $436

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Slightly larger

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