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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
Great battery life
Battery life
600 shots
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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
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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 Very high speed movies Help
              320 fps
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              HS25 EXR:350 shots
              HS30 EXR:600 shots
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5"
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR:730 g
              HS30 EXR:687 g
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              HS25 EXR:$386.09
              HS30 EXR:$381.38
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR:130x97x126 mm
              HS30 EXR:131x97x126 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              11 fps
              Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              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

              $260 - $280

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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $314 - $500

              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

              $331

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $240 - $280 body only

              $385 - $410 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $239

              Size Is much smaller
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $194 - $297

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR.

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 - $449 body only

              $409 - $479 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $420

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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