Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 vs Nikon D3300

Nikon D3200 vs Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

Winner
Nikon D3200

95

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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Explore our gallery of 18 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3200.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm SL1000

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
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
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 4 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The SL1000's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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Advantages of the Nikon D3200

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
24.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
125x96x76 mm vs 123x89x123 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3" vs 4.8"
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Around 40% thinner
Battery life
Longer battery life
540 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Lighter
505 g vs 659 g
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More than 20% lighter
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$289.00 vs $577.94
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The best price we've seen is $289 cheaper (around 50% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              SL1000920k dots
              D3200921k dots
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              SL1000Digital
              D3200Pentamirror
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SL10004.8"
              D32003"
              Weight Heavy Help
              SL1000659 g
              D3200505 g
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Size Large Help
              SL1000123x89x123 mm
              D3200125x96x76 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $627 body only

              $480 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $262 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Dynamic range Has much narrower dynamic range
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
              Lens availability Much fewer lenses available

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $220 - $248

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $384 - $480

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $349

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $302 - $320

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Less zoom

              Nikon D3200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $600 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $629 body only

              $549 - $609 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $649 - $650 body only

              $649 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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