• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm HS10 advantages over Leica V-LUX 3

  • Slower slow-motion
    1000 fps vs 220 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 600 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Leica V-LUX 3 advantages over Fujifilm HS10

  • Thinner
    95 mm vs 126 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Lighter weight
    540g vs 709g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    12.1 vs 10.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX10 IS

Fujifilm HS10
Canon SX10 IS
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Leica V-LUX 3
Canon SX10 IS
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Leica V-LUX 2

Fujifilm HS10
Leica V-LUX 2
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $850
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
Leica V-LUX 3
Leica V-LUX 2
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • External Mic Jack
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $850
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Panasonic FZ150

Fujifilm HS10
Panasonic FZ150
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Thinner
Leica V-LUX 3
Panasonic FZ150
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • External Mic Jack
  • Longer exposure
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon SX40 HS

Fujifilm HS10
Canon SX40 HS
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability
  • $342
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica V-LUX 3
Canon SX40 HS
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • External Mic Jack
  • $342
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm HS10
Panasonic FZ200
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica V-LUX 3
Panasonic FZ200
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $320
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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