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"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
11 fps
 

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
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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 EXR:Digital
S2 Pro:Pentaprism
Common Weaknesses
Weight Heavy Help
HS30 EXR:687 g
S2 Pro:850 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
HS30 EXR:5"
S2 Pro:3.1"
Size Large Help
HS30 EXR:131x97x126 mm
S2 Pro:142x131x80 mm
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
HS30 EXR:460k dots
S2 Pro:117k 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

$420

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$334 body only

$847 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$233 body only

$379 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$302 - $557 body only

$379 - $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 a built in panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$300

Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
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
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
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$377 - $418

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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 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
Canon EOS 20D

Canon EOS 20D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,599 body only

$1,762 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
True resolution Lower true resolution
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
Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Pro DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Significantly better viewfinder coverage
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Weight Heavier

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