Updated (March, 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 70D vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Canon EOS 60D vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

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Canon EOS 60D

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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Great battery life
Battery life
1100 shots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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Advantages of the Canon 60D

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Size
Significantly smaller
145x106x79 mm vs 135x101x146 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Battery life
Much longer battery life
1100 shots vs 500 shots
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More than 2x more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Thickness
Much thinner
3.1" vs 5.7"
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Around 50% thinner
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Weight
Slightly lighter
755 g vs 808 g
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Around 10% lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The 60D's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 5.3 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$314.00 vs $479.00
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The best price we've seen is $165 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus which is uncommon Help
              fast and accurate
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              60D1,040k dots
              HS50EXR920k dots
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              60DPentaprism
              HS50EXRDigital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              60D755 g
              HS50EXR808 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              60D3.1"
              HS50EXR5.7"
              Size Large Help
              60D145x106x79 mm
              HS50EXR135x101x146 mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $677 body only

              $420 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $627 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $419 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage

              Canon EOS 60D Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $825 - $999 body only

              $1,049 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $699 body only

              $620 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $539 body only

              $549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $749 - $857 body only

              $849 with 28-135mm lens

              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $647 - $697 body only

              $569 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $341 - $480

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $430

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $342 - $606

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Zoom Less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $405 - $428

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower autofocus

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