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

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$299 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Much longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Super zoom

$525

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

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

$374 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$269

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

discussion

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