• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm HS30EXR advantages over Nikon P530

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon P530 advantages over Fujifilm HS30EXR

  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,000 mm vs 720 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    5 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    494g vs 687g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • 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

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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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Compared to Fujifilm HS20EXR

Fujifilm HS30EXR
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
Nikon P530
Fujifilm HS20EXR
  • $340
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $289
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Fujifilm HS25EXR

Fujifilm HS30EXR
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon P530
Fujifilm HS25EXR
  • $340
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
  • $279
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Fujifilm HS30EXR
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • $778
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slow-motion videos
Nikon P530
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $340
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $778
  • 1/2 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon P520

Fujifilm HS30EXR
Nikon P520
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon P530
Nikon P520
  • $340
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Fujifilm HS30EXR
Samsung WB1100F
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • HDMI out
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P530
Samsung WB1100F
  • $340
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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