• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1000mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 720mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm HS50EXR advantages over Fujifilm HS35EXR

  • More lens zoom
    42.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen

Fujifilm HS35EXR advantages over Fujifilm HS50EXR

  • Less expensive
    $258 vs $316
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm HS20EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Newer
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Fujifilm HS30EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • Newer
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch

Compared to Fujifilm HS25EXR

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Newer
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch

Compared to Fujifilm S8400W

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm S1
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability
  • $440
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm S1
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • RAW file ability
  • $440
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
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