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

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 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size 122x87x93 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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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 Significantly cheaper $249.00 vs $468.88
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The best price we've seen is $220 cheaper (around 50% 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
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              SL1000:920k dots
              DSC-HX200V:921k dots
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              SL1000:50x
              DSC-HX200V:33.8x
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

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

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $349 - $441

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $323 - $377

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Super zoom

              $265 - $298

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $409 - $552

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $201 - $249

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $447 - $499

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $468

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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