Fujifilm FinePix SL300 vs Fujifilm FinePix SL240

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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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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$154.34 vs $181.00
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The best price we've seen is $27 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
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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
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SL240:$154.34
              SL300:$181.00
              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

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $135

              3D Captures 3D images
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $180

              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $135 - $180

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $235 body only

              $375 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              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
              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Super zoom

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Fujifilm FinePix SL240 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Super zoom

              $820

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $429

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $199

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              External flash No external flash support
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $156

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              External flash No external flash support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung SL310

              Samsung SL310

              Compact

              Size Much smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              External flash No external flash support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External flash No external flash support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $209

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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