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

52

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
400 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

Super zoom

$322

Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$266

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $212

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$349 - $479

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

discussion

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR
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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
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Canon

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Showing 5 comments

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?