Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
230 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
600 shots
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS25 EXR

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The HS25 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price
Cheaper
$389.89 vs $463.75
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The best price we've seen is $74 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
Battery life
Much longer battery life
600 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 70% more shots per battery charge
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Weight
Slightly lighter
687 g vs 730 g
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Around 10% 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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              320 fps
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              11 fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              HS25 EXR350 shots
              HS30 EXR600 shots
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Very fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              HS25 EXR$389.89
              HS30 EXR$463.75
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5"
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR730 g
              HS30 EXR687 g
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR130x97x126 mm
              HS30 EXR131x97x126 mm
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $286

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $302 - $314

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $417

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $259 body only

              $408 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $419 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $591 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Super zoom

              $354

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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