Updated (March, 2014): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR vs Nikon 1 V3

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V2

Size
Really small
Mid size 109x82x46 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection video autofocus
fast and accurate
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS50EXR

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Battery life Longer battery life 500 shots vs 310 shots
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More than 60% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Cheaper $309.00 vs $749.00
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The best price we've seen is $440 cheaper (2.4x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon 1 V2

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Size Much smaller 109x82x46 mm vs 135x101x146 mm
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4.8x smaller
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 1,200 fps vs 480 fps
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2.5x higher fps
Thickness Much thinner 1.8" vs 5.7"
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3.2x thinner
Weight Much lighter 278 g vs 808 g
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2.9x lighter
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution Higher true resolution 14.2 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Larger sensor Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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Around 4x larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The 1 V2's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus which is uncommon Help
              fast and accurate
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              HS50EXR:480 fps
              1 V2:1,200 fps
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              HS50EXR:920k dots
              1 V2:921k dots
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $657 body only

              $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $469 body only

              $485 - $669 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Size Much smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $229 - $609

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Less zoom
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $362 - $499

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $343 - $598

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $400 - $1,350

              True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Autofocus Slower autofocus

              Nikon 1 V2 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon 1 V3

              Nikon 1 V3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,197 - $2,548 with 10-30mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Autofocus Slower video autofocus
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Nikon 1 V1

              Nikon 1 V1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $410 body only

              $460 with 10-30mm lens

              Focus points Significantly more focus points
              Color depth Better color depth
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower video autofocus
              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Sony Alpha NEX-6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $574 body only

              $749 - $759 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Autofocus Slower autofocus
              Nikon 1 J3

              Nikon 1 J3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $339 with 10-30mm lens

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Focus points Significantly more focus points
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor

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