Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR
Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro

Thickness
Thin
3.1"
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS30 EXR

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 117k dots
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Around 4x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 2 fps
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5.5x faster continuous shooting
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Weight
Lighter
687 g vs 850 g
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Around 20% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S2 Pro

Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3.1" vs 5"
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Around 40% thinner
Size
Slightly smaller
142x131x80 mm vs 131x97x126 mm
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Around 10% smaller
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
12.1 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism 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
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
HS30 EXRDigital
S2 ProPentaprism
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
HS30 EXR687 g
S2 Pro850 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
HS30 EXR5"
S2 Pro3.1"
Size Large Help
HS30 EXR131x97x126 mm
S2 Pro142x131x80 mm
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
HS30 EXR460k dots
S2 Pro117k dots

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$314

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$449

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$227 body only

$355 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is significantly smaller
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$285

Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Super zoom

$329

Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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
Supports RAW No RAW support
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$279 - $557 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Autofocus Faster autofocus
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$354 body only

$630 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Size Significantly smaller
Autofocus Faster autofocus
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D70

Nikon D70

Pro DSLR

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
True resolution Lower true resolution
Placeholder

Fujifilm FinePix S1 Pro

Pro DSLR

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage
True resolution Lower true resolution
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$1,568 body only

$1,429 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
True resolution Lower true resolution
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Pro DSLR

Screen size Larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon D200

Nikon D200

Pro DSLR

$1,800 body only

$1,492 with 18-70mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
True resolution Lower true resolution

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