Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
320 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
11 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 105x60x34 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS30 EXR

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life
Much longer battery life
600 shots vs 320 shots
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Around 90% more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the HS30 EXR's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
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
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 16x
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More than 3.5x more zoom
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX10V

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Size
Much smaller
105x60x34 mm vs 131x97x126 mm
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7.5x smaller
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-HX10V's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Thickness
Much thinner
1.3" vs 5"
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3.7x thinner
Weight
Much lighter
234 g vs 687 g
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2.9x lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$291.03 vs $422.65
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The best price we've seen is $132 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              HS30 EXR11 fps
              DSC-HX10V10 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $398 - $405

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $287

              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

              $329

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              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
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $314

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $330

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $270 - $273

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349 - $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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