Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

55

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Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

43

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

Really small
Size
Standard size 117x70x57 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Many focus points
Focus points
49
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS30 EXR

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Battery life
Much longer battery life
600 shots vs 300 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 4x
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Around 56.5x more zoom
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 200 fps
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60% higher fps
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Size
Much smaller
117x70x57 mm vs 131x97x126 mm
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3.4x smaller
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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Around 90% larger sensor
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness
Much thinner
2.2" vs 5"
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2.2x thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
350 g vs 687 g
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Around 50% lighter
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$400.09 vs $432.00
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The best price we've seen is $32 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              HS30 EXR:320 fps
              X10:200 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              HS30 EXR:Digital
              X10:Tunnel
              Common Weaknesses

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

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $254 - $290

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $299 - $500

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $386

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $416

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $378 - $469 body only

              $429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $578

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $671

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $340 - $348

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Focus points Fewer focus points
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $168 - $293

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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