Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Battery life Longer battery life 400 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 130x90x126 mm vs 130x97x126 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS25 EXR

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 11 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 40% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $238.00 vs $510.38
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The best price we've seen is $272 cheaper (2.1x less)
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              320 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Weight Heavy Help
              730 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5"
              Size Large Help
              HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
              HS25 EXR:130x97x126 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $409

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $235 - $290

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $316 - $500

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Size Is much smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $273 body only

              $427 - $489 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $160 - $227

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $627 - $667

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $160 - $250

              Size Much smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Less zoom
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR.

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              discussion

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              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR
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              Florin (10:26 PM, January 02, 2014)
              No raw format for HS25.