Updated (April, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F600 EXR

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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
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Size Smaller 104x63x33 mm vs 107x62x35 mm
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Around 10% smaller
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Weight Lighter 215 g vs 254 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $219.76 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $279 cheaper (2.3x less)
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX30V

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Zoom More zoom 20x vs 15x
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Around 80% more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-HX30V's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX30V's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 320 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              F600 EXR:300 shots
              DSC-HX30V:320 shots
              Weight Heavy Help
              F600 EXR:215 g
              DSC-HX30V:254 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              F600 EXR:1.3"
              DSC-HX30V:1.4"
              Size Large Help
              F600 EXR:104x63x33 mm
              DSC-HX30V:107x62x35 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $330 - $399

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is much smaller
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External flash Supports an external flash
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $233

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $336

              Zoom More zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $83 - $449

              Screen size Much larger screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $310

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $278

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Much lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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