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 HS30EXR and Fujifilm S1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. 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). Fujifilm S1 has external dimensions of 133 x 91 x 110 mm (5.24 x 3.58 x 4.33″) and weighs 680 g (1.50 lb / 23.99 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Fujifilm S1. Fujifilm S1 is 6mm shorter and 16mm thinner than Fujifilm HS30EXR but it is also 2mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Fujifilm S1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Fujifilm S1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm S1 is 7g lighter than the Fujifilm HS30EXR but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of S1, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to HS30EXR.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Fujifilm HS30EXR and Fujifilm S1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Fujifilm S1 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.