Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4800

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4800

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Size
Smaller
122x93x100 mm vs 123x89x123 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Weight
Lighter
518 g vs 659 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.9" vs 4.8"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$144.89 vs $291.00
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The best price we've seen is $146 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm SL1000

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Zoom
Significantly more zoom
50x vs 30x
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Around 3x more zoom
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The SL1000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the SL1000's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Battery life
Longer battery life
350 shots vs 320 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S4800:3.9"
              SL1000:4.8"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4800:518 g
              SL1000:659 g
              Size Large Help
              S4800:122x93x100 mm
              SL1000:123x89x123 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $500

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $150 - $246

              Size Is slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $248 - $345

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $229

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $199 - $409

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Super zoom

              $199 - $364

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $167

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $135 - $261

              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $155

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168 - $184

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $205

              Size Smaller
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $299 - $500

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $339 - $499

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $299 - $397

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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