Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Review

4.5
April 23, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS super-zoom camera has a remarkable 35x lens with an incredibly versatile focal range of 24-840mm. The SX40 also offers a 12 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 2.7 inch vari-angle LCD screen, electronic viewfinder, full manual controls and full 1080p HD movies. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX40 HS review to discover if it's the only camera you need.

Casio EX-FH25

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The Casio EX-FH25 is a super-zoom camera with a difference - its high-speed capabilities mean that it can take 30 still photos every second and even shoot 1,000fps video footage. The 10 megapixel EX-FH25 has a 20x lens with a focal range of 26-520mm, large 3 inch LCD screen and a wealth of automatic shooting modes to make your life easier. Read our comprehensive Casio EX-FH25 review to find out if this is the right high-zoom camera for you...

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

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The Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR is a brand new bridge-style camera with a massive 30x zoom lens and a long list of stand-out features. The HS20EXR boasts a 24-720mm focal range, full 1080p movies with stereo sound, a 3 inch tilting LCD screen, 8fps burst shooting and a 16 megapixel back-illuminated EXR sensor with JPEG and RAW support. Is this the only camera you'll ever need? Read our Fujifilm FinePix HS20 review to find out...

Kodak EasyShare Z990

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The Kodak Z990 is a new ultra-zoom digital camera sporting a 28-840mm, 30x optical lens with a maximum aperture of f/2.8 and optical image stabilization. Other stand-out features of the Z990 include a 12 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, ISO range of 125-6400, PASM shooting modes, RAW support, and a 3 inch LCD screen. Read the world's first in-depth Kodak EasyShare Z990 Review.

Nikon Coolpix P510

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The Nikon Coolpix P510 is a new super-zoom compact camera that features an incredible 42x zoom lens with a massive focal range of 24-1000mm. The 16 megapixel bridge-style Nikon P510 can also capture full 1080p high-definition movies with stereo sound, has a back illuminated CMOS sensor, 3-inch 921K-dot tiltable LCD screen, built-in GPS, electronic viewfinder and fast 7fps burst shooting. Priced at £399.99 / $429.95, read our expert Nikon Coolpix P510 review to find out if that 1000mm zoom is too good to be true...

Olympus SP-810UZ

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The Olympus SP-810UZ is a brand new bridge-style compact camera that boasts a 36x zoom lens with an incredible focal range of 24-864mm. The 14 megapixel Olympus SP-810UZ also offers a 3 inch, 16:9 ratio LCD screen, 720p movie recording and 3D shooting mode. Matt Grayson goes zoom-crazy in our in-depth Olympus SP-810UZ review.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

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The brand new Lumix DMC-FZ150 is Panasonic's flagship super-zoom compact camera for 2011. Key highlights of the FZ150 include a 24x zoom lens, full 1080p HD movies, high-resolution 3 inch LCD, faster auto-focusing and burst shooting, and a sensible 12 megapixel MOS image sensor. Read our in-depth Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 review to find out if it can challenge the other super zoom contenders...

Pentax Optio X90

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The Pentax Optio X90 is a brand new super-zoom compact camera featuring a 26x image-stabilized zoom lens with a focal range of 26-676mm. Successor to the X70 model, the X90 has a 12 megapixel sensor, 2.7 inch screen, full range of creative shooting modes and can record 720p HD movies. Retailing for £329.99 / $399.95, does the Pentax Optio X90 offer enough to match its super-zoom rivals? Gavin Stoker finds out in our Pentax Optio X90 review.

Samsung WB5000

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The WB5000 / HZ25W is Samsung's first entry into the big boy world of all-in-one super-zoom cameras. Offering a 24x zoom lens with 26mm wide-angle setting, the WB5000 literally has most photographic subjects covered, for both 12 megapixel stills and 720p movies. Throw in a range of hand-holding smart modes for beginners and RAW format and Manual mode for advanced users, and Samsung could be onto a winner at their very first attempt. Read our expert Samsung WB5000 / HZ25W review to find out if Panasonic, Olympus et al have anything to fear...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 is a brand new travel-zoom compact camera that's stuffed to the proverbial gills with all the latest must-have features. A 10x, 25-250mm Sony G lens? Check. Built-in GPS tracking complete with a compass? Check. Full 1080i high-definition video with stereo sound? Check. A 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3 inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps burst mode, even SD memory card support - all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5 review to find out if all of these features add up to a great camera.

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