FujiFilm FinePix HS30EXR Review

Overall Score

59

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2 EXRCMOS Sensor
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F2.8-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 11 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 131 x 97 x 126 mm, 687g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: FinePix HS20 EXR
  • Replaced by: FinePix HS35EXR

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Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Overview


First introduced in January, 2012, Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2 (6.4 x 4.8 mm) sized EXRCMOS sensor. FujiFilm replaced the older FujiFilm HS20 EXR with FinePix HS30EXR. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm HS30EXR with FujiFilm HS20 EXR

FujiFilm replaced FinePix HS30EXR with Fujifilm HS35EXR. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm HS30EXR with Fujifilm HS35EXR


Fujifilm HS30EXR comes with a 6.4 x 4.8 mm EXRCMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 8.0 mm (0.31").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm HS30EXR ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Fujifilm HS30EXR has Crop Factor: 5.41

The sensor has a surface area of 30.7 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Fujifilm HS30EXR


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
11.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
5.6 Lens at Tele
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
Type Scores

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR has an Overall Score of 59/100 and ranked #74 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #352 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Fujifilm HS30EXR Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
73
Value for money score
74
Portability score
69
Overall score
59
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm HS30EXR


Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR weighs 687g and has external dimensions of 131 x 97 x 126mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 4.96"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Fujifilm HS30EXR is 295 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Fujifilm HS30EXR is more by 18mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm HS30EXR
687g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm HS30EXR
126mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR with the dimensions:

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight FinePix HS30EXR Dimensions FinePix HS30EXR
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR Fujifilm HS35EXR 687 g 687 g 131 x 97 x 126 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Fujifilm FinePix HS50 EXR Fujifilm HS50 EXR 808 g 687 g 135 x 101 x 146 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR FujiFilm HS20 EXR 730 g 687 g 131 x 91 x 126 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Fujifilm X-S1 Fujifilm X-S1 920 g 687 g 135 x 107 x 149 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Fujifilm S1 680 g 687 g 133 x 91 x 110 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 687 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Sony HX400V 660 g 687 g 130 x 93 x 103 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 687 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 131 x 97 x 126 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model FinePix HS30EXR
Announced January, 2012
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.10
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2
Sensor Type EXRCMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.4 x 4.8 mm
Sensor Area 30.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 12800
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model NP-W126
Physical
Weight 687 g
Physical Dimensions 131 x 97 x 126 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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