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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

74

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Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

67

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Size
Really small
Compact 104x63x33 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
215 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F600 EXR

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Size
Smaller
104x63x33 mm vs 107x62x35 mm
Help
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX30V

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom
More zoom
20x vs 15x
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Around 80% more zoom
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
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
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)
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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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
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              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
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              F600 EXR:215 g
              DSC-HX30V:254 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              F600 EXR:1.3"
              DSC-HX30V:1.4"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              F600 EXR:104x63x33 mm
              DSC-HX30V:107x62x35 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              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 F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $326

              Zoom More zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $212

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix F650 Zoom

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $331

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $448

              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

              $330

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $429

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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