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Fujifilm SL300 Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 14MP 30x Apr 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Fujifilm has good reviews for its digital cameras
Fairly big optical zoom
Does not support Full HD video
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Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 8,671 owner and expert reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases), Fujifilm has good ratings for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm SL300 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX500 IS.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Samsung WB2100 (35x).

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 1x, the biggest is 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x. With a digital zoom of 6.7 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm SL300 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix JX660 (7.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this type and age is 18mm and the longest is 1,500mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 720 millimeters, the Fujifilm SL300 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm SL300 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W ($375.99).

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm SL300 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416 and 4288 x 2864. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm SL300 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

A 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution is in fact the worst image resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Across similar types of camera the best image resolution is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and type to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm SL300 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm is also worth considering.

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Has a Night Mode

The Fujifilm SL300 has a night mode. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a night mode.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm SL300 features face detection. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also feature face detection.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm SL300 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm SL300 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera the weights range from 0.097kg to 180kg, and the average weight is 6.8kg. The Fujifilm SL300 is one of the heavier similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (0.51 kilograms) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Fujifilm SL300 has an external flash connector. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an external flash connector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Fujifilm SL300 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also feature connection to PC.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm SL300 supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm SL300 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Histogram

The Fujifilm SL300 features histogram, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm SL300 has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm SL300 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm SL300 has a hand strap, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm SL300 has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Fujifilm SL300 features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm SL300 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm SL300 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Fujifilm SL300 does not support Full HD video.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric) of the Fujifilm SL300 of only 460 pixels is one of the lowest amongst digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera. Medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The narrowest field of view of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. The Fujifilm SL300 has one of the narrower field of views (only 97 percent) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm SL300 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S6150, and the L120 both from Nikon or the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Df ($1,995.95) (3.2" and higher rated), or the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2" and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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Memory

Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 8 gigabytes, the Fujifilm SL300 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera. The maximum memory card sizes of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 4GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 36GB.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The lightest digital camera of a similar age and spec to this digital camera is 20g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. The Fujifilm SL300 is fairly heavy (510 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Fujifilm camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm sl300white, fujifilm angle24mm, fujifilm fxsl300b
Barcodes 00074101014495, 00616932797354, 04547410197464, 04547410197471

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