Updated (January 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

49

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR.

competitors

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Super zoom

$525

3D Takes 3D photos
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Supports RAW No RAW support
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

$500

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Super zoom

$799

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$260

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149 - $195

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR
FinePix HS20 EXR
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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
PowerShot SX30 IS
Canon

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Skhoiri (1:45 PM, November 17, 2011)
fujifilm hs20 is the winner....
i'm fuji guys...
fujifilm hs20 is amazing...
the perfect camera...
 
Avatar for Knight4Christ Knight4Christ (6:06 AM, September 09, 2011)
Fuji is not the winner, the HS20 is a dust magnet, UNDER the lens, got a lot of dust in a month, and turning off the sound locks out the flash.

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Pacarca (8:21 PM, July 25, 2011)
""fujiiiiii""
 
Random (1:47 PM, June 29, 2011)
@12a95290e12078566009e9cdf95a5ba4:disqus if you are looking for better Image quality I would recommend Fujifilm.
 
Anne (0:17 PM, June 26, 2011)
I really want to buy one of this two. I care a lot about good quality and good colour photographs, and not so much about video. Which should I buy?