Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

True resolution
High true resolution
24.2 MP
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.8 EV
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight
Light-weight
430 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
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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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift 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
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 5 fps
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60% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $349.00 vs $596.95
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The best price we've seen is $248 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon D3300

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
True resolution Much higher true resolution 24.2 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller 124x98x75 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.5x15.6mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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Around 12x larger sensor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 700 shots vs 400 shots
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Around 80% more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness Significantly thinner 3" vs 5"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 430 g vs 730 g
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More than 40% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              HS20 EXR:Digital
              D3300:Pentamirror
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS20 EXR:5"
              D3300:3"
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS20 EXR:730 g
              D3300:430 g
              Size Large Help
              HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
              D3300:124x98x75 mm
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $695 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $352 - $415 body only

              $495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $699 body only

              $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $699 - $849 body only

              $499 - $822 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $278 body only

              $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Dynamic range Has significantly narrower dynamic range
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $400 - $415 body only

              $399 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $240

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $246

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $382 - $400

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $225 - $290

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Slightly larger

              Nikon D3300 Competitors

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              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 body only

              $647 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $200 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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