FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580

Portability
58
Imaging
40
Features
55
Overall
46
FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR front
 
Kodak EasyShare M580 front
Portability
90
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
36

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Key Specs

FujiFilm HS20 EXR
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Increase to 12800)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-720mm (F2.8-5.6) lens
  • 730g - 131 x 91 x 126mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Also Known as FinePix HS22 EXR
  • Refreshed by Fujifilm HS30EXR
Kodak M580
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-224mm (F) lens
  • 150g - 101 x 59 x 56mm
  • Released July 2009
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FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Overview

Below, we will be matching up the FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580, former is a Small Sensor Superzoom while the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by brands FujiFilm and Kodak. The resolution of the HS20 EXR (16MP) and the M580 (14MP) is relatively similar but the HS20 EXR (1/2") and M580 (1/2.3") come with totally different sensor sizes.

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The HS20 EXR was manufactured 18 months after the M580 which makes the cameras a generation away from one another. Both of the cameras come with different body type with the FujiFilm HS20 EXR being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Kodak M580 being a Compact camera.

Before going through a detailed comparison, below is a simple view of how the HS20 EXR scores against the M580 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm HS20 EXR over the Kodak M580

 HS20 EXR M580 
ReleasedJanuary 2011July 2009More modern by 18 months
Focus manually Very accurate focusing
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution460k230kSharper screen (+230k dot)

Reasons to pick Kodak M580 over the FujiFilm HS20 EXR

 M580 HS20 EXR 

Common features in the FujiFilm HS20 EXR and Kodak M580

 HS20 EXR M580 
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen dimensions
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch screen Missing Touch screen

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is looking to carry around your camera, you'll have to factor its weight and proportions. The FujiFilm HS20 EXR provides external measurements of 131mm x 91mm x 126mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 5.0") accompanied by a weight of 730 grams (1.61 lbs) and the Kodak M580 has measurements of 101mm x 59mm x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2") having a weight of 150 grams (0.33 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you are employing during that time. The following is the front view over all size comparison of the HS20 EXR vs the M580.

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 size comparison

Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability score of the HS20 EXR and M580 is 58 and 90 respectively.

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it can be tough to see the gap between sensor sizes merely by going over specifications. The picture underneath will help give you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the HS20 EXR and M580.

To sum up, both of the cameras posses different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The HS20 EXR due to its bigger sensor will make shooting shallow depth of field less difficult and the FujiFilm HS20 EXR will deliver more detail due to its extra 2MP. Higher resolution will let you crop shots somewhat more aggressively. The younger HS20 EXR is going to have a benefit with regard to sensor innovation.

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR Portrait photography info
Kodak M580 Portrait photography info
56
has manual focus
MP count decent (16MP)
features face detection focusing
delivers RAW files
sensor is small (1/2")
29
decent MP (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
lack of manual exposure
can't use external flash
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR as a Street photography camera
Kodak M580 as a Street photography camera
55
screen tilts
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
delivers RAW files
sensor is small (1/2")
more heavy than competition in class (730 grams)
55
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR Sports photography highlights
Kodak M580 Sports photography highlights
53
amazing zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16MP)
features tracking autofocus
sensor is small (1/2")
has no phase detect AF
35
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400 seconds)
no shutter priority
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR as a Travel photography camera
Kodak M580 as a Travel photography camera
51
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
pretty wide (24mm)
very long zoom (720mm)
does not have Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition in class (730g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
70
decent MP (14MP)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f)
no Time Lapse mode
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR as a Landscape photography camera
Kodak M580 as a Landscape photography camera
51
has manual focus
pretty wide (24mm)
screen is a decent size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
delivers RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
sensor is small (1/2")
does not have Timelapse mode
46
reasonably wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual exposure
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
no Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm HS20 EXR Vlogging factors
Kodak M580 Vlogging factors
25
pretty wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
features face detection focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have external microphone socket
more heavy than competition in class (730 grams)
31
reasonably wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen is not selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 pxls)
no mic port
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FujiFilm HS20 EXR vs Kodak M580 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm HS20 EXR and Kodak M580
 FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXRKodak EasyShare M580
General Information
Brand FujiFilm Kodak
Model type FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR Kodak EasyShare M580
Also called as FinePix HS22 EXR -
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2011-01-05 2009-07-29
Body design SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip EXR -
Sensor type EXRCMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.4 x 4.8mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 30.7mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4288 x 3216
Max native ISO 3200 1600
Max enhanced ISO 12800 -
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-720mm (30.0x) 28-224mm (8.0x)
Max aperture f/2.8-5.6 -
Macro focusing distance 1cm 10cm
Focal length multiplier 5.6 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Tilting Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3" 3"
Screen resolution 460 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen technology TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder coverage 97% -
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 8 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1400 secs
Continuous shutter speed 8.0 frames per sec -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 3.20 m 3.00 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 80 fps), 320 x 112 (320 fps), 320 x 240 (160 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4 Motion JPEG
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 730 grams (1.61 lbs) 150 grams (0.33 lbs)
Dimensions 131 x 91 x 126mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 5.0") 101 x 59 x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID 4 x AA KLIC-7006
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots One One
Price at release $600 $169