Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V vs Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Prosumer size 122x87x93 mm
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS20 EXR

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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
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
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX200V

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
122x87x93 mm vs 130x90x126 mm
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More than 30% smaller
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Battery life
Longer battery life
450 shots vs 400 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
33.8x vs 30x
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Around 30% more zoom
Thickness
Thinner
3.7" vs 5"
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Around 30% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
583 g vs 730 g
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More than 20% lighter
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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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              HS20 EXR400 shots
              DSC-HX200V450 shots
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              HS20 EXRDigital
              DSC-HX200VTunnel
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS20 EXR730 g
              DSC-HX200V583 g
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              HS20 EXR$329.10
              DSC-HX200V$334.19
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS20 EXR5"
              DSC-HX200V3.7"
              Size Large Help
              HS20 EXR130x90x126 mm
              DSC-HX200V122x87x93 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              HS20 EXR30x
              DSC-HX200V33.8x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $260 - $378

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $290 - $600

              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $500

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $557 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $612 with 75-300mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $222 body only

              $355 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $339 body only

              $429 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $500

              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

              $386

              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 faster
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $342

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $287

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $319 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $411 - $428

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $330 - $398

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $282 - $348

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8

              Super zoom

              $453

              Size Smaller
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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