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"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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" 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
  1. 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
142×131×80 mm vs 131×97×126 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
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
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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
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
HS30 EXR687 g
S2 Pro850 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
HS30 EXR5"
S2 Pro3.1"
Size Large Help
HS30 EXR131×97×126 mm
S2 Pro142×131×80 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 X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$428

Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$311

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$274 body only

$484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Size Is significantly smaller
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Size Is significantly smaller
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$332 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Size Is slightly smaller
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$413 - $497 body only

$489 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$1,517

Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Lowest price More expensive
Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Super zoom

$400

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Supports RAW No RAW support
Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Super zoom

$430

Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
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

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

$546 with 18-70mm lens

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
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$330

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon D100

Nikon D100

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
Nikon D200

Nikon D200

Pro DSLR

$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 Slightly lower true resolution
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Pro DSLR

$550 body only

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

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