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Fujifilm FinePix SL240
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Fujifilm FinePix SL240 Digital Camera

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14MP 24x CCD Dec 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The latest additions to Fujifilm 's popular S-Series long-zoom range of bridge cameras has been redefined through a combination of superzoom, speed and creative control and the FinePix SL240 is no... More
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19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This bridge camera camera received a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this Fujifilm camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

This bridge camera camera received an expert rating of 80% from PhotographyBlog.com.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera Reviews

Fujifilm is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Fujifilm also has good reviews for its bridge cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

The FinePix SL240 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a CCD sensor type, whereas most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

This digital camera's sensor type (CCD) is in fact the best sensor type across all bridge cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst sensor type is MOS.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The FinePix SL240 supports video capability. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix SL240 do not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix S8650[plb_2957351_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix SL240 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix S8650[plb_2957351_price] or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price] are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Nikon P600[plb_2176383_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price].

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to look at including the Nikon P600[plb_2176383_price].

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has one of the bigger digital zooms (6.7 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. Bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago have digital zooms of between 2x and 210x, and the average digital zoom is 13x.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Has Three Image Editings

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a greater number of image editing modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix SL240. The image editings "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this camera.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the FinePix SL240 is more than most bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix SL240. The white balances "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fine", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The FinePix SL240 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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4288 X 2864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The FinePix SL240 has a 4288 x 2864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2048 and 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type ranges from 640 x 360 to 4608 x 3456.

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the FinePix SL240 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this Fujifilm camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the FinePix SL240 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras of this age and type.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on bridge cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a greater number of power sources than most bridge cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Fujifilm camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix SL240.

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Very Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The FinePix SL240 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 64) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix SL240. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix SL240 is 93.

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12 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Fujifilm FinePix SL240 owner thought the Fujifilm FinePix SL240 was not heavy and bulky. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 is a chunky superzoom bridge-style digital camera which sports a 14 megapixel sensor, wide-angle 24x optical zoom” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix SL240 but in spite of that they still rated it 4 stars.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The FinePix SL240 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

Other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS[plb_2697682_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The FinePix SL240 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the PowerShot SX530 HS[pl_2697682_price], or the PowerShot SX510 HS[pl_1602380_price] both from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix SL240, the Fujifilm FinePix SL240 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The FinePix SL240 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix SL240 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix SL240 are not waterproof. The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The megapixels of similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 12MP to 21MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. With a megapixel of only 14 megapixels, the FinePix SL240 has one of the lower megapixels amongst bridge cameras of this age.

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS[plb_2697682_price] (16MP and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP and higher rated) or the Fujifilm FinePix S8650[plb_2957351_price] (16MP and cheaper).

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Fujifilm camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix SL240. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera). The worst video resolution of all bridge cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix SL240 is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix SL240 the optical zooms range from 1.3x to 65x. At only 24 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix SL240.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8650[plb_2957351_price] (36x and cheaper); or the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (30x and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (42x and higher rated).

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 576 millimeters, the FinePix SL240 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst bridge cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 100mm to 1,600mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Released Over Four Years Ago

This bridge camera camera was released over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix SL240 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix SL240.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider including the PowerShot SX510 HS[pl_1602380_price], or the PowerShot SX510 HS[pl_1602380_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Nikon P600[plb_2176383_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 470 grams, the FinePix SL240 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix SL240.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Face Detection
Night Mode
On/off Switch
Panorama
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR
Electrical Viewfinder

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 January 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Fujifilm FinePix SL240 is a chunky superzoom bridge-style digital camera which sports a 14 megapixel sensor, wide-angle 24x optical zoom and 3 inch LCD screen. There's also lots of shooting... Read more…

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