Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Nikon Coolpix L820

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size 111x76x83 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 350 ms vs 580 ms
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Around 40% less delay when taking photos
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the HS20 EXR's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8 fps vs 1.2 fps
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More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 400 shots vs 300 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 25.4x
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Around 40% more zoom
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
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
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L810

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Size Significantly smaller 111x76x83 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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2.1x smaller
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Weight Significantly lighter 430 g vs 730 g
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More than 40% lighter
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 24 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Significantly thinner 3.3" vs 5"
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More than 30% thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        HS20 EXR:5"
        L810:3.3"
        Weight Heavy Help
        HS20 EXR:730 g
        L810:430 g
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        HS20 EXR:350 ms
        L810:580 ms
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Size Large Help
        HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
        L810:111x76x83 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
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        HS20 EXR:30x
        L810:25.4x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 - $656 body only

        $399 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $350 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $127 - $129

        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Super zoom

        $332

        3D Takes 3D photos
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Super zoom

        $400

        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Super zoom

        $350 - $380

        3D Takes 3D photos
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Super zoom

        $337 - $471

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

        Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

        Super zoom

        $420

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

        Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227 - $255

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $207

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $154 - $300

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Nikon D800

        Nikon D800

        Pro DSLR

        $2,797 - $3,297 body only

        $4,097 - $4,697 with 70-200mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Significantly larger
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $238

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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