Nikon Coolpix P500 vs Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

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Nikon Coolpix P500

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P500

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Really small
Size
Professional size (116×84×103 mm)
Light-weight
Weight
481 g
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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 Nikon Coolpix P500.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P500 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257 - $297

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$189 - $229

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$349

Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$400

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

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Super zoom

$525

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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Avatar for LenK LenK (3:36 AM, March 02, 2012)
Who in the world wrote made this comparison?? Right at the start it lists the differences and the Fuji wins just about all of them yet they some how give the nikon 100 and the Fuji 77? The HS-30 trounces the P500 in just about everything. It has more features a manual zoom and focus ring, speedlight capable, sensor size you name it. The areas the P500 wins in are in areas that didn't really matter and by insignificant amounts. You really should swap the score there buddy.
 
Mickeyg (2:32 PM, February 17, 2012)
I just used a friends Nkon P500  for a few days , compared to the Fuji  Camera , it looks and Feels  like a cheap camera and the power focus is annoying , also the Fuji can focus  better on max zoom , the Nikon was impossible with some objects , I would not choose the Nikon over my Fuji at all and the Fuji has far more features , I think with many Nikon products they expect you to pay for the name only .
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:18 PM, February 06, 2012)
Thanks for pointing that out, we have fixed that up.
 
Mistake (3:41 AM, February 06, 2012)
The Fujifilm HS30 does have slow motion video. At 320fps.
http://www.fujifilm.ca/products/digital_cameras/hs/finepix_hs30exr/features/page_07.html#sp-siblingLinks