As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix AX300 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix AX300's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix JX370 and the FinePix JX300) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LS5 and the Lumix DMC-FH6)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm AX300 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.6), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly larger (compact (93×60×28 mm) vs compact (95×57×24 mm)), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2012).

Fujifilm FinePix JX370

Fujifilm FinePix JX370
6 months newer
$305

Significant advantages of the JX370 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 33 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Lighter: 124 g vs 168 g

Significant disadvantages of the JX370 (vs the AX300)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the JX370 and AX300

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very light: 124 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix JX300

Fujifilm FinePix JX300
similar age

Significant advantages of the JX300 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 33 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (94×56×24 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/1800 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the JX300 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the JX300 and AX300

  • Very small: Super compact (94×56×24 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very light: 130 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Fujifilm FinePix AV200

Fujifilm FinePix AV200
similar age

Significant advantages of the AV200 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AV200 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the AV200 and AX300

  • Very small: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very light: 168 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH6 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 33 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×56×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH6 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH6 and AX300

  • Very small: Super compact (96×56×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very light: 119 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
3 years newer
$140

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 33 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the L31 and AX300

  • Very small: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very light: 160 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot A800

Canon PowerShot A800
similar age
$162

Significant advantages of the A800 (vs the AX300)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A800 (vs the AX300)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 33 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (94×61×31 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)

common strengths of the A800 and AX300

  • Very small: Compact (94×61×31 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 186 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm AX300 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is thinner (1.1" vs 2") and is slightly lighter (168 g vs 391 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots) and has worse image stabilization (digital vs sensor shift).

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1
1 year newer
$394

Significant advantages of the MX-1 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the MX-1 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the MX-1 and AX300

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm AX300 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (93×60×28 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 4.1") and is significantly lighter (168 g vs 650 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), has slightly less zoom (5x vs 50x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 33 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the AX300)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 650 g vs 168 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and AX300

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 168 g
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 1.1"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to digicam competitors the Fujifilm AX300 has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (33 mm vs 26 mm), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and is older (february 2011 vs july 2011).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-LS5 (vs the AX300)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 33 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LS5 (vs the AX300)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-LS5 and AX300

  • None found