• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Fujifilm JX350 advantages over Olympus SZ-30MR

  • Less expensive
    $160 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.6 vs f/3.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    24 mm vs 39 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    130g vs 228g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Olympus SZ-30MR advantages over Fujifilm JX350

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    600 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    5 vs 3 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Your purchases support this site

Review Excerpt

  • Excellent grip; Handsome, portable design; 24x zoom in a small package; Panorama mode.

  • Detail blurred by strong noise suppression; Bright colors bloom in bright light; Few manual controls; Too many trips to the menu.

The Competition

Compared to Olympus FE-4020

Fujifilm JX350
Olympus FE-4020
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
Olympus SZ-30MR
Olympus FE-4020
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Sony DSC-W560

Fujifilm JX350
Sony DSC-W560
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Olympus SZ-30MR
Sony DSC-W560
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $121
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm JX300

Fujifilm JX350
Fujifilm JX300
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Olympus SZ-30MR
Fujifilm JX300
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Olympus SZ-10

Fujifilm JX350
Olympus SZ-10
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus SZ-30MR
Olympus SZ-10
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Olympus SZ-31MR

Fujifilm JX350
Olympus SZ-31MR
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus SZ-30MR
Olympus SZ-31MR
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 60p video
Compare Other Cameras?