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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
600 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
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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
Lowest price Cheaper $249.00 vs $379.00
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The best price we've seen is $130 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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 Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              5"
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR:730 g
              HS30 EXR:687 g
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR:130x97x126 mm
              HS30 EXR:131x97x126 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              11 fps
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              30x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $399

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $349 - $441

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $392 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $249 - $346

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $299

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR.

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