Updated (March, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR vs Nikon D3200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Live view
Has live view
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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm HS25 EXR

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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 resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 11 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
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 Nikon D3100

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Size Significantly smaller 124x96x73 mm vs 130x97x126 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.1x15.4mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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More than 11.5x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Thickness Significantly thinner 2.9" vs 5"
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More than 40% thinner
Battery life Longer battery life 550 shots vs 350 shots
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Around 60% more shots per battery charge
True resolution Higher true resolution 14.2 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Weight Lighter 505 g vs 730 g
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More than 30% lighter
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              HS25 EXR:Digital
              D3100:Pentamirror
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR:730 g
              D3100:505 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS25 EXR:5"
              D3100:2.9"
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR:130x97x126 mm
              D3100:124x96x73 mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              HS25 EXR:460k dots
              D3100:230k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $329 - $567 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 - $370 body only

              $399 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              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 slightly higher resolution photos
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Nikon D5000

              Nikon D5000

              Entry-level DSLR

              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Color depth Has much less color depth
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $700 body only

              $450 - $1,199 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $246

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $229 - $290

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $349

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Size Much smaller
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $390

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Nikon D3100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $352 - $415 body only

              $495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Size Slightly larger
              Startup delay Slightly more startup delay
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $849 body only

              $499 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $689 - $929 body only

              $850 - $940 with 18-105mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Lowest price More expensive

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