Fujifilm FinePix SL300

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Fujifilm FinePix SL240

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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
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 24x
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Around 60% more zoom
Lowest price
Cheaper
$120.00 vs $312.70
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The best price we've seen is $193 cheaper (2.6x 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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SL240:24x
              SL300:30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $249

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $246

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $120

              3D Captures 3D images
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $291

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix SL240 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

              Super zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              External flash No external flash support
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Super zoom

              $319

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External flash No external flash support
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Nikon Coolpix P100

              Super zoom

              $353

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              External flash No external flash support
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 body only

              $390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $169 - $170

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung SL310

              Samsung SL310

              Compact

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168 - $184

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Larger
              External flash No external flash support
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $205

              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $250 - $279

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              External flash No external flash support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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