As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix 2300 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, super zooms and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix 2300's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Rebel SL1) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix P500 and the Coolpix S3000)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to other digicam competitors the Fujifilm 2300 has a much narrower aperture (f/4.5 vs f/2.8), is older (february 2001 vs june 2003) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare CX6230

Kodak EasyShare CX6230
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the CX6230 (vs the 2300)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4.5
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1700 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the CX6230 (vs the 2300)

  • None found

common strengths of the CX6230 and 2300

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 2300 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (mid size (110×77×39 mm) vs prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 2.7") and is slightly lighter (240 g vs 407 g).

However, on average it doesn't record movies (none vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), takes much lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 4 fps).

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
12 years newer
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the 2300)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 1.9 MP
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the 2300)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Mid size (110×77×39 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.7" vs 1.5"
  • Heavier: 407 g vs 240 g

common strengths of the SL1 and 2300

  • Very small: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Mid size (110×77×39 mm)
  • Thin: 2.7" vs 1.5"
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 240 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 2300 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (110×77×39 mm) vs professional size (116×84×103 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 4.1") and is slightly lighter (240 g vs 481 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/4.5 vs f/3.5), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 23 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500
10 years newer
$546

Significant advantages of the P500 (vs the 2300)

  • Much better wide angle: 23 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Much wider aperture: f/3.5 vs f/4.5

Significant disadvantages of the P500 (vs the 2300)

  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 1.5"

common strengths of the P500 and 2300

  • Fairly small: Professional size (116×84×103 mm) vs Mid size (110×77×39 mm)
  • Light weight: 481 g vs 240 g
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 1.5"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 2300 compared to compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4.5 vs f/3.2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 27 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.7"), is much larger (mid size (110×77×39 mm) vs super compact (94×56×19 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital).

Nikon Coolpix S3000

Nikon Coolpix S3000
9 years newer
$160

Significant advantages of the S3000 (vs the 2300)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Mid size (110×77×39 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.2 vs f/4.5

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 (vs the 2300)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the S3000 and 2300

  • Each has a built-in flash