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Fujifilm Finepix SL300

£219.00
buy-n-shoot.com Gold
An award winning bridge digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Bridge 14MP 30x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Fujifilm Finepix SL300 Review

With very good reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 number 288 across all digital cameras.
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13 Reviews + 1 Award
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3 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 55?

It has not bad expert reviews but ok user reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 13 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Gold" award from Buy-N-Shoot.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
The Finepix SL300 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Heavy
Very small maximum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 195 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 212 in sports photography cameras, but average for landscape photography, ranking number 240 in landscape photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £149.99 on eBay 25 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 68% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Fujifilm Finepix SL300 Video Reviews


Fujifilm Finepix SL300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Fujifilm digital camera received a "Gold" award from review site Buy-N-Shoot.com who concluded that this digital camera was superb.

Average Expert Reviews

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

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Very Good Brand

Based on 11,158 expert and user reviews (including 2,689 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Fujifilm also has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 wrote that it was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £219.00 it is cheaper than 66% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £69 (32%)

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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 $299.38 (£390.00).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Finepix SL300 of 14MP is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Finepix SL300 of 30x is quite big compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Finepix SL300 of 5.9 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Finepix SL300 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Heavy

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Fujifilm Finepix SL300's weight of 470g is in the heaviest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Finepix SL300 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Finepix SL300 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Finepix SL300's maximum aperture number of only 3.1 is in the smallest 17% 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. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Finepix SL300 features date imprinting. 93% of digital cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Features Face Detection

The Finepix SL300 features face detection. 89% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen sizes of digital cameras range from 0.17" to 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41". The Fujifilm Finepix SL300's viewfinder screen size of only 0.2" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Finepix SL300 of 6.7x is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of views of cameras range from 1.5% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Finepix SL300 of only 97% is in the narrowest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Finepix SL300 of 720mm is fairly long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 15% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4288 X 3216 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Finepix SL300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4288 x 2864 pixels, 4288 x 2416 pixels, 3072 x 2304 pixels plus 5 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Fujifilm released the Finepix SL300 in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm sl300white, fujifilm angle24mm, fujifilm fxsl300b
Barcodes 00074101014495, 00616932797354, 04547410197464, 04547410197471

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