Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon EOS 60D vs Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR vs Canon EOS 60D

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

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Canon EOS 60D

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

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

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

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

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 60D

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Size
Significantly smaller
145×106×79 mm vs 135×101×146 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
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. 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
Cheaper
$303.64 vs $818.00
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The best price we've seen is $514 cheaper (2.7x 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
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              60DPentaprism
              HS50EXRDigital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              60D1/8000s
              HS50EXR1/4000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              60D755 g
              HS50EXR808 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              60D3.1"
              HS50EXR5.7"
              Size Large Help
              60D145×106×79 mm
              HS50EXR135×101×146 mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $312 body only

              $360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage

              Canon EOS 60D Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $919 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $495 - $649 body only

              $581 - $649 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 Kiss X5

              Canon Kiss X5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,299 body only

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 body only

              $799 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $840 body only

              $949 - $1,039 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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $305 - $350

              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $401

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $240 - $400

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $394 - $480

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $220 - $228

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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