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

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

51

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
2.2"
 

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm Finepix X10.

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
Help
2x more shots per battery charge
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
Help
Record high quality audio with an external microphone
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
Help
Around 56.5x more zoom
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 200 fps
Help
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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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Size
Much smaller
117×70×57 mm vs 131×97×126 mm
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3.4x smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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Around 90% larger sensor
Thickness
Significantly 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
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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
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              HS30 EXR320 fps
              X10200 fps
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              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
              1.0 cm
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              HS30 EXR11 fps
              X1010 fps
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              HS30 EXRDigital
              X10Tunnel
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $400

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $311

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $311

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              $430

              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

              $368 body only

              $640 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              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

              $518

              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

              $448

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

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $645

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $431 - $500

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Lowest price More expensive

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