Nikon L820
Superzoom Camera
vs FujiFilm HS30
Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Nikon COOLPIX L820

Best price $199
  • Weighs a little bit less than the HS30 16.96 oz vs 24.2 oz
  • Significantly smaller body size 46 in³ vs 95 in³
  • Significantly cheaper street price $199 vs $409
  • Newer camera February 2013 vs March 2012
  • Has 3D capture capabilities HS30 does not have 3D

What’s good about the FujiFilm FinePix HS30EXR

Best price
$409
  • 88% more battery life 600 shots vs 320 shots
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 2 f-stops 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 11 shots per sec vs 8 shots per sec
  • Viewscreen flips out L820 does not have a flip out viewscreen
  • Has a flash hot shoe connector L820 does not
  • Has RAW image capture L820 does not have RAW capture

What the Nikon L820 and FujiFilm HS30 have in common

  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 921k dots vs 920k dots
  • Similar optical zoom range 30.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 30fps
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode

What’s missing from both the Nikon L820 and the FujiFilm HS30

  • No HDR processing
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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