Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P510

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Nikon Coolpix P510

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Fujifilm FinePix HS10

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Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS10

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High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 1,000 fps vs 120 fps
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Around 8.5x higher fps
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
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the HS10's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The HS10's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P510

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 41.7x vs 30x
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More than 90% more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size Smaller 120x83x102 mm vs 131x91x126 mm
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More than 30% smaller
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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 Thinner 4" vs 5"
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Around 20% thinner
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 380 ms vs 450 ms
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Around 20% less delay when taking photos
Weight Lighter 555 g vs 666 g
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Around 20% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        1080p @ 30fps
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        HS10:5"
        P510:4"
        Weight Heavy Help
        HS10:666 g
        P510:555 g
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        HS10:450 ms
        P510:380 ms
        Size Large Help
        HS10:131x91x126 mm
        P510:120x83x102 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Canon Powershot SX40

        Canon Powershot SX40

        Super zoom

        $319 - $390

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Super zoom

        $409 - $598

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Battery life Has a much longer battery life
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Super zoom

        $249 - $409

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Super zoom

        $325

        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Super zoom

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Super zoom

        $349 - $441

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Size Larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Super zoom

        $365

        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Super zoom

        $649

        Size Significantly smaller
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $323 - $376

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Super zoom

        $447

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Super zoom

        $397

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Fujifilm FinePix S8300

        Fujifilm FinePix S8300

        Super zoom

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        GPS No built-in GPS

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