Fujifilm FinePix SL300

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL300

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm SL240

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Advantages of the Fujifilm SL300

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 24x
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Around 60% more zoom
Lowest price
Cheaper
$120.00 vs $301.26
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The best price we've seen is $181 cheaper (2.5x less)
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recommendations

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
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              510 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1.2 fps
              Size Large Help
              Professional size 122x93x100 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SL240:24x
              SL300:30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $179

              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189 - $227

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Captures 3D images
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $302 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149 - $270

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix SL240 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400

              Fujifilm FinePix S3400

              Super zoom

              $158

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              External flash No external flash support
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon D3000

              Nikon D3000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $190

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              External flash No external flash support
              Samsung SL310

              Samsung SL310

              Compact

              Size Much smaller
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom

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