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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

Zoom
Great zoom
50x
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4800

3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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 $129.00 vs $262.50
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The best price we've seen is $134 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm SL1000

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Zoom Significantly more zoom 50x vs 30x
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Around 3x more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
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
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
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)
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              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
              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 Common Weaknesses

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

              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

              $399 - $400

              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

              $227

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $229

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $202 - $279

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $190 - $240

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Super zoom

              $194

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $278 body only

              $392 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Size Is slightly smaller
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $150

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $172

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $159 - $160

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $200 - $221

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $471

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $390 - $399

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298 - $330

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $381 - $499

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $244 - $436

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Size Larger

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