Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Nikon Coolpix P500

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Nikon Coolpix P100

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Nikon Coolpix P100

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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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P100

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 114x83x99 mm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
190 ms shutter lag
Weight
Light-weight
481 g
 
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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 3,200 ISO
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The HS20 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 26 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 26.1x
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More than 30% more zoom
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 320 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 30% higher fps
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 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 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P100

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Size Significantly smaller 114x83x99 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 481 g vs 730 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.9" vs 5"
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More than 20% thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
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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
        HS20 EXR:320 fps
        P100:240 fps
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        HS20 EXR:5"
        P100:3.9"
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Weight Heavy Help
        HS20 EXR:730 g
        P100:481 g
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Size Large Help
        HS20 EXR:130x90x126 mm
        P100:114x83x99 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
        HS20 EXR:30x
        P100:26.1x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10

        Super zoom

        $400

        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Super zoom

        $335

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $290 - $380 body only

        $399 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Nikon Coolpix P510

        Super zoom

        $269

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
        Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $774 body only

        $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $329 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Super zoom

        $246

        3D Takes 3D photos
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Super zoom

        $240

        3D Takes 3D photos
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Super zoom

        $337 - $390

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

        Super zoom

        $229 - $290

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $278 body only

        $380 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

        Nikon Coolpix P100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

        Super zoom

        $400 - $479

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Super zoom

        $420 - $427

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $227

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Super zoom

        $549

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Size Slightly smaller
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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        Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (11:00 PM, January 25, 2011)
        Hi Alexandr, are we missing specs for one of the cameras? On the specs page we have the Nikon P100 supporting 720p @ 60fps, but not the HS20.
         
        Alexandr (2:30 PM, January 25, 2011)
        720p 60 fps option missing for now!..