Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro

Portability
57
Imaging
40
Features
36
Overall
38
Canon EOS D30 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro front
Portability
55
Imaging
47
Features
43
Overall
45
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Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Overview

Its time to examine more in depth at the Canon D30 versus Fujifilm S5 Pro, one is a Advanced DSLR and the latter is a Pro DSLR by competitors Canon and FujiFilm. There is a significant difference among the sensor resolutions of the D30 (3MP) and Fujifilm S5 Pro (6MP) but they use the exact same sensor measurements (APS-C).

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The D30 was launched 7 years earlier than the Fujifilm S5 Pro which is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Canon D30 being a Mid-size SLR camera and the Fujifilm S5 Pro being a Large SLR camera.

Before diving through a full comparison, below is a short summation of how the D30 scores against the Fujifilm S5 Pro with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Key Specs

Canon D30
(Full Review)
  • 3MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 1.8" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • No Video
  • Canon EF Mount
  • 855g - 150 x 107 x 75mm
  • Introduced October 2000
Fujifilm S5 Pro
(Full Review)
  • 6MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • No Video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 920g - 147 x 113 x 74mm
  • Announced July 2007
  • Succeeded the Fujifilm S3 Pro
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Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Physical Comparison

When you are aiming to carry your camera, you'll have to factor in its weight and volume. The Canon D30 comes with external dimensions of 150mm x 107mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") and a weight of 855 grams (1.88 lbs) and the Fujifilm S5 Pro has sizing of 147mm x 113mm x 74mm (5.8" x 4.4" x 2.9") and a weight of 920 grams (2.03 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are working with during that time. Here is the front view overall size comparison of the D30 compared to the Fujifilm S5 Pro.

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the D30 and Fujifilm S5 Pro is 57 and 55 respectively.

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro top view buttons comparison

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Sensor Comparison

Normally, its tough to picture the gap between sensor sizing simply by reading through specifications. The graphic underneath may provide you a greater sense of the sensor sizes in the D30 and Fujifilm S5 Pro.

To sum up, each of the cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements but different MP. You should expect to see the Fujifilm S5 Pro to resolve extra detail having an extra 3MP. Greater resolution can also let you crop images much more aggressively. The older D30 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro sensor size comparison

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Screen and ViewFinder

Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon D30 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm S5 Pro as a Portrait photography camera
48
you can focus manually
sensor size is good (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
doesn't have liveview
resolution not great (3MP)
52
manual focus
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
doesn't have liveview
low megapixels (6 megapixels)
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon D30
Street photography with Fujifilm S5 Pro
51
sensor size is good (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
55
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
lighter than average (920g)
fixed screen
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon D30 Sports photography features
Fujifilm S5 Pro Sports photography features
36
sensor size is good (APS-C)
has phase detect autofocus
doesn't have liveview
low fps (3.0 frames per second)
lack of image stabilization
resolution not great (3MP)
48
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
sensor has phase detect auto focus
doesn't have liveview
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (6MP)
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Travel Comparison

Canon D30 Travel photography features
Fujifilm S5 Pro Travel photography features
40
built-in flash
does not have Timelapse recording
resolution not great (3MP)
display is not selfie friendly
47
lighter than average (920 grams)
flash built-in
missing Timelapse recording
low megapixels (6 megapixels)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Canon D30
Landscape photography with Fujifilm S5 Pro
43
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Canon EF mount)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
screen is somewhat small (1.8")
doesn't have liveview
lack of image stabilization
resolution not great (3MP)
does not have Timelapse recording
46
manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
screen is somewhat small (2.5")
doesn't have liveview
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (6 megapixels)
missing Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon D30
Vlogging with Fujifilm S5 Pro
9
lack of video recording
9
no video
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Canon D30 vs Fujifilm S5 Pro Specifications

General Information
Make
Canon
FujiFilm
Model
Canon EOS D30
Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro
Category
Advanced DSLR
Pro DSLR
Introduced
2000-10-10
2007-07-05
Physical type
Mid-size SLR
Large SLR
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS
CCD
Sensor size
APS-C
APS-C
Sensor measurements
22.7 x 15.1mm
23 x 15.5mm
Sensor area
342.8mm²
356.5mm²
Sensor resolution
3 megapixels
6 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
3:2
3:2
Maximum resolution
2160 x 1440
4256 x 2848
Maximum native ISO
1600
3200
Lowest native ISO
100
100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points
3
-
Lens
Lens mount
Canon EF
Nikon F
Number of lenses
250
309
Focal length multiplier
1.6
1.6
Screen
Screen type
Fixed Type
Fixed Type
Screen sizing
1.8 inch
2.5 inch
Screen resolution
120 thousand dots
230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage
95%
95%
Viewfinder magnification
0.55x
0.63x
Features
Lowest shutter speed
30s
30s
Highest shutter speed
1/4000s
1/8000s
Continuous shooting rate
3.0 frames per sec
-
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
12.00 m (ISO 100)
12.00 m
Flash settings
Auto, On, Red-eye reduction, Off
Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Highest flash synchronize
1/200s
1/250s
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Maximum video resolution
None
None
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless
None
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
855 grams (1.88 lb)
920 grams (2.03 lb)
Dimensions
150 x 107 x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0")
147 x 113 x 74mm (5.8" x 4.4" x 2.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
65
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
21.6
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
13.5
DXO Low light score
not tested
448
Other
Self timer
Yes (10 sec)
Yes (2 to 20 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage type
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Card slots
One
One
Launch price
$3,500
$548