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75

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Fujifilm SL240

£177.00
Fujifilm SL240
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An award winning and good spec bridge digital camera, good for portrait photography
Bridge 14MP 24x Yes Mar 2012
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Fujifilm SL240 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm SL240 number 370 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
15 Reviews + 1 Award
71
Value for Money
Good
71
Features
Good Features
60
Age
6 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 15 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.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 cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and that it is robust.
The SL240 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Faster than average camera shutter speed
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 277 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 289 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 283 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 SL240 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm SL240?

The Fujifilm SL240 is 122mm wide and 93mm tall. It is 100mm deep and weighs 470g.

Fujifilm SL240 front dimensions
Fujifilm SL240 size in context

Fujifilm SL240 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 80 out of 100 from digital camera expert review site PhotographyBlog.com.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 14 user reviews this camera has an average user rating of 90%. Over 92% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people who reviewed the Fujifilm SL240 agreed that it was easy to use.

  • The controls are nicely laid out and the buttons being slightly larger are easier to use…
  • Good clear instructions and easy to use especially for the beginner…
  • Good construction, smooth zooming, big bright screen, viewfinder, rechargeable battery, simple to use, price…
    Joseph (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2013

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

  • An external flashgun allows more creative lighting, letting me get better portrait photos…
  • The pictures are sharp and the zoom is excellent…
  • The panoramic feature needs a tripod to work well and the images take quite a few seconds to process…
  • Bought the camera for my mom, she has trouble seeing the image on screens of normal cameras…

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made.

  • Although the camera has a built in flash…
  • Some of the more expensive bridge cameras are a heavier duty construction…
  • Good construction, smooth zooming, big bright screen, viewfinder, rechargeable battery, simple to use, price…
    Joseph (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2013

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 78% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £177.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since March 2012.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Fujifilm SL240's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than 71% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Fujifilm SL240 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm SL240 of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm SL240 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common 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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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Fujifilm SL240's camera shutter speed of 0.25s is faster than 80% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm SL240 of 3.1 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Fujifilm SL240's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 48% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm SL240 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm SL240 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Fujifilm SL240's weight of 470g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Fujifilm SL240's digital zoom of 6.7x is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Fujifilm SL240 of 576mm is longer than 94% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The Fujifilm SL240's field of view of only 97% is narrower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the narrowest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm SL240 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm SL240 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm SL240 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Night Mode

The Fujifilm SL240 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Fujifilm SL240 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Fujifilm SL240 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Fujifilm SL240 of 5.9 is in the largest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm SL240 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Fujifilm camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Fujifilm SL240 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm SL240 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm c1432, fujifilm c1335

Barcodes:

04547410197327, 04547410214659, 05036321080631, 05036321080648, 05036321080655

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