Summary Fujifilm SL240

Prices Price
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Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 24x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.1
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Videos

Fujifilm SL240 Sample Photos (macro, auto, panorama)
  • 720p HD
  • 1080p Full HD
  • Macro
  • Autofocus

Pros

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The Fujifilm SL240 vs other recent digicams

Macro focus Good macro Help
2.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
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The Fujifilm SL240 vs other recent super zooms

Weight Light Help
510 g

Cons

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Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (122×93×100 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
510 g
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.2 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
January 2012
Thickness Thick Help
3.9"
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
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Zoom Below average zoom Help
24x
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
300 shots
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

Appearance

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Discussion

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West (5:27 PM, September 06, 2012)
I bought this camera a few weeks ago. Was looking for a model to get started in the advanced photography, but my budget range was very limited. I had to find a model around 180 eur. After considering all the options I decided on the Fujifilm Finepix SL245.
My initial tests were successful. Outdoor photography, landscapes, environments and similar subjects gave a quality very close to the Nikon D3000 (One friend left me one to compare).
But indoors or in low light areas Fuji was very limited. Its CCD sensor and other limitations beginning to show. The Nikon D3000 images are almost left without grain and sharpness to which I could not reach with my SL245.
However the quality difference between two models was not so big, and less if you compare prices (the Nikon costs just twice). Also, if the SL245 is controlled manually may improve enough. Their configurations are quite similar to the Nikon and with patience you get a good result.
To finish only comment that the Fujifilm Finepix SL245 is very good Bridge camera (considering price). Good option as a secondary camera for people who want to be introduced into the world of semiprofessional photography, but dont want to spend over 190 eur.