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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size Slightly smaller 130x90x126 mm vs 131x97x126 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS30 EXR

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
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
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 600 shots vs 400 shots
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50% more shots per battery charge
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
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 230 ms vs 350 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 11 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 40% faster continuous shooting
Weight Slightly lighter 687 g vs 730 g
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Around 10% lighter
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        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
        Supports RAW RAW support Help
        Better editing
        Battery life Great battery life Help
        HS20 EXR:400 shots
        HS30 EXR:600 shots
        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
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        5"
        Weight Heavy Help
        HS20 EXR:730 g
        HS30 EXR:687 g
        Size Large Help
        HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
        HS30 EXR:131x97x126 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

        Super zoom

        $245 - $436

        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Super zoom

        $332

        Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Super zoom

        $337 - $471

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        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
        Fujifilm X-S1

        Fujifilm X-S1

        Pro digicam

        $320 - $675

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $380 - $427 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 HS20 EXR Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

        Super zoom

        $420

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Smaller
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Super zoom

        $255 - $305

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Battery life Much shorter battery life

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        Enjoy (4:15 PM, September 06, 2013)
        hs20 8fps :D :D no no no 11fps
         
        luk (11:32 PM, February 27, 2013)
        and the fuji hs 20 got the same boost ISO and shutter speed!
         
        mickeyg (0:33 AM, April 11, 2012)
        After owning the HS11 , i would purchase the HS33  over the HS22  simply beause a) its newer hence it will be an advancement over the HS22  & b) the rechargeable battery , I use AA lithiums in my HS11 and while they are good for 400-600 shots , if you cant get them , Alkaline AAs last maybe 80-100  shots , a friend has a Canon 60D , it takes over 1,000 shots on a battery charge ,but then it cost 6 times the price of my HS11 (with an extra lense)and certainly not worth 6 times more...............