Updated (January 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-FS10 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Casio Exilim EX-FS10

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

39

Casio Exilim EX-FS10

21

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FS10

Size
Really small
Super compact (102×55×20 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
121 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 22 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-FS10.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-FS10

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Size
Much smaller
102×55×20 mm vs 131×91×126 mm
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13.3x smaller
Thickness
Much thinner
0.8" vs 5"
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6.3x thinner
Weight
Much lighter
121 g vs 730 g
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6x lighter
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 38 mm
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Around 40% better wide angle
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the HS20 EXR's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 3x
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100x more zoom
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1250s
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3.2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 1s
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30x longer exposures
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-FS10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $157

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Compact

              $228

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Much wider aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $400

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $550

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $311

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $274 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $425

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

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