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Fujifilm Finepix SL300

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Fujifilm Finepix SL300

£219.00
Fujifilm Finepix SL300
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An award winning and enormous optical zoom bridge camera, good for portrait photography
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Fujifilm Finepix SL300 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 number 421 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
78 Reviews + 1 Award
66
Value for Money
Good
69
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 78 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Gold" award from Buy-N-Shoot.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Fujifilm digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and excellent design.
The Finepix SL300 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Highly regarded by professionals world-wide
6 scene SR AUTO (scene recognition auto)
Motion panorama
Natural light and with flash
Share your images with built in social networking
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 283 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 302 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 295 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Fujifilm Finepix SL300 Video Reviews

Fujifilm Finepix SL300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This Fujifilm digital camera received a "Gold" award from website Buy-N-Shoot.com who thought that this camera was exceptional.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 73% based on 10 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 68 owner reviews this camera has a terrific overall owner rating. Over 92% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 customers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

10 owners reckoned that this digital camera was easy to use and four people said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 11,007 expert and owner reviews (including 2,718 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners said in their reviews that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 people who reviewed the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 considered that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 72% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £219.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 and the United Kingdom price of £219.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $297.64 (£412.80).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Finepix SL300's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Finepix SL300 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Finepix SL300's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Finepix SL300 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 of 5.9 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Finepix SL300 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Finepix SL300 of 470g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Finepix SL300 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Finepix SL300's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Finepix SL300's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Fujifilm Finepix SL300's field of view of only 97% is narrower than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Finepix SL300's maximum aperture number of only 3.1 is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Finepix SL300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4288 x 3216. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. In addition, this digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4288 x 2864 and 4288 x 2416. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm Finepix SL300 features date imprinting, unlike 93% of cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Finepix SL300's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The Finepix SL300 features smile detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Finepix SL300 of 6.7x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Features Face Detection

The Finepix SL300 features face detection, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm c1336

Fujifilm Finepix SL300

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