Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate FujiFilm S2500HD and Fujifilm HS30EXR side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. FujiFilm S2500HD has external dimensions of 110 x 73 x 81 mm (4.33 x 2.89 x 3.19″) and weighs 337 g (0.74 lb / 11.89 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm HS30EXR has external dimensions of 131 x 97 x 126 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 4.96″) and weighs 687 g (1.51 lb / 24.23 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Fujifilm HS30EXR. FujiFilm S2500HD is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 21mm narrower, 24mm shorter and 45mm thinner than Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Here is the back view size comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
FujiFilm S2500HD is significantly lighter (350g ) than the Fujifilm HS30EXR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither FujiFilm FinePix S2500HD (FinePix S2600HD) nor Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
FujiFilm S2500HD and Fujifilm HS30EXR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.
On the other hand, Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the FujiFilm S2500HD has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to HS30EXR.