Updated (March, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR vs Nikon D3200

Nikon D3100

Winner
Nikon D3100

60

vs

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

52

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS10

Report a correction
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 1,000 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 3 fps
Help
Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The HS10's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Learn more about
the Fujifilm HS10

Advantages of the Nikon D3100

Report a correction
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
Help
Catch candid moments easily
Size Significantly smaller 124x96x73 mm vs 131x91x126 mm
Help
More than 40% smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.1x15.4mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Help
Around 12.5x larger sensor
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 279 ms vs 450 ms
Help
Around 40% less delay when taking photos
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
Help
Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution Higher true resolution 14.2 MP vs 9.8 MP
Help
Capture more than 40% more detail in your photos
Thickness Significantly thinner 2.9" vs 5"
Help
More than 40% thinner
Weight Lighter 505 g vs 666 g
Help
More than 20% lighter
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentamirror vs Digital
Help
Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
Help
Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Nikon D3100 Learn more about
the Nikon D3100
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Fujifilm FinePix HS10 52

vs

60 Nikon D3100 Nikon D3100
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        similarities

        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
        Better editing
        External flash Each supports an external flash Help
        Better lighting
        Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
        HS10:Digital
        D3100:Pentamirror
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Weight Heavy Help
        HS10:666 g
        D3100:505 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        HS10:5"
        D3100:2.9"
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic
        Size Large Help
        HS10:131x91x126 mm
        D3100:124x96x73 mm
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons

        dxomark

        DXOMark

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Nikon D3300

        Nikon D3300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $647 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Nikon D7100

        Nikon D7100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,147 body only

        $1,447 - $1,470 with 18-140mm lens

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

        Super zoom

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

        Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

        Super zoom

        $349 - $441

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

        Super zoom

        $249 - $409

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        3D Takes 3D photos
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

        Super zoom

        $379

        3D Takes 3D photos
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        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

        Nikon D3100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $298 body only

        $385 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

        Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $437 - $520 body only

        $528 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Overall image quality Better image quality
        Size Slightly larger
        Startup delay Slightly more startup delay
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $749 body only

        $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

        Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
        Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
        Nikon D90

        Nikon D90

        Entry-level DSLR

        $600 - $629 body only

        $816 - $830 with 18-105mm lens

        Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
        Canon EOS Rebel T2i

        Canon Rebel T2i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $575 body only

        $650 - $779 with 18-55mm lens

        Lens focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
        Battery life Shorter battery life

        appearance

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon D3100
        Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon D3100
        Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Nikon D3100

        discussion

        Fujifilm FinePix HS10
        FinePix HS10
        Fujifilm

        Report a correction
        Nikon D3100
        D3100
        Nikon

        Report a correction

        Showing 0 comments