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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS30 EXR

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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)
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
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
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
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 16x
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More than 3.5x more zoom
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
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
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $249.00 vs $339.69
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The best price we've seen is $91 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
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
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              HS30 EXR:1080p @ 30fps
              DSC-HX10V:1080p @ 60fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $229 - $230

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $399

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $379

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $349 - $441

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

              Travel zoom

              $338

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $389 - $449

              Zoom More zoom
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $230 - $328

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $111 - $169

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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