Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 122x87x93 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Battery life
Great battery life
450 shots
Thickness
Thin
3.7"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm SL1000

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Zoom Significantly more zoom 50x vs 33.8x
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More than 2x 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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The SL1000's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
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
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
Lowest price Much cheaper $309.99 vs $699.00
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The best price we've seen is $389 cheaper (2.3x less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX200V

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Size Smaller 122x87x93 mm vs 123x89x123 mm
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Around 30% smaller
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Battery life Longer battery life 450 shots vs 350 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/2.9
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-HX200V's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 3.7" vs 4.8"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 583 g vs 659 g
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More than 10% lighter
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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 Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              SL1000:920k dots
              DSC-HX200V:921k dots
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              SL1000:Digital
              DSC-HX200V:Tunnel
              Weight Heavy Help
              SL1000:659 g
              DSC-HX200V:583 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SL1000:4.8"
              DSC-HX200V:3.7"
              Size Large Help
              SL1000:123x89x123 mm
              DSC-HX200V:122x87x93 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
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $418

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $323 - $370

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $448 - $458

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $427

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $439

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $376 - $499

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298 - $300

              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 HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $227 - $290

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $239

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $627 - $667

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

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