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Fujifilm SL260 Digital Camera

Bridge Camera 14MP 26x Oct 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Owner reviews are good
Easy to use
Poor support
14 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this medium megapixel camera on average 83%. 7 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 8,671 user and expert reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Fujifilm has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Six customers who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Five years ago Spot the Dog said on Amazon “It is light and fits perfectly into the hand making it a joy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Poppy the Puppy wrote on Amazon “Camera has some relatively easy to use features including 2 zoom methods as well as a wealth of one touch options allowing that inner David Bailey to sneak out” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Mr M Gregory mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Panorama mode is a great feature and very easy to use - take the first shot” .

Two customers wrote that the product was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Nicholas Perks mentioned “There are also a huge number of settings and pre shoot modes available”. Mr Chris Slocombe scored the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The SL260 offers a wide array of settings for the enthusiastic to play with as well as a 'snapper' mode for easy use”.

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Good Product Quality

Four customers who bought the product thought it was good quality. Poppy the Puppy mentioned “With the constraints of a wife nearby I found the perfect bridge camera that has the quality and feel of an SLR” in their review of this digital camera. Kelly Crozier mentioned on Amazon “Camera was charged the night before and took 100+ photos and still had half its battery life! Very good quality and brilliant zoom!” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Mr M Gregory rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “Image quality is great at 14 megapixel so you'll be able to enlarge prints or crop in on details with little cause for concern”.

Robust

One customer who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was well made. Spot the Dog mentioned “I chose this camera because I wanted my camera to look and feel like a proper SLR camera and not like a pack of cards! Although it looks solid” and rated this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Power

Good Battery Life

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was quick to charge. Spot the Dog gave this digital camera a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “The rechargeable battery seem to last for ages and is quick and easy to charge”. Mr M Gregory wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon five years ago “The lithium battery is quick to charge and lasts a long time - about 300 shots according to the Fuji website” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good battery life.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five people who bought the Fujifilm SL260 reckoned that it had good features. Diane Gray said on Amazon “There are loads of features on it for different photo styles” in her review of this digital camera.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Spot the Dog mentioned five years ago “Framing your shoot is easy with the bright 7.6cm high resolution rear LCD screen, or the composing can be transferred to the eye piece rather than the large rear screen”.

Good Quality Lens

Six owners who reviewed the Fujifilm SL260 agreed that it had a good zoom. Spot the Dog wrote “The zoom is easy to operate from either by the shutter button or a rocker switch on the side of the lens itself”. Spot the Dog also mentioned “With its powerful 26x zoom lens there is no need to carry additional heavy” in their review. Mr Chris Slocombe wrote “The 26x zoom is impressive when combined with the anti-shake setting” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

One person thought this digital camera had a good lens. Spot the Dog scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This enables you to operate it either right or left handed, or for very high magnification you can use both hands to steady the lens whilst you zoom” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Quality Pictures

Four customers agreed that it was able to produce good images. Mr Chris Slocombe said “Pictures are sharp with good colour saturation that leans toward cool”. Laura Nineham wrote on Amazon four years ago “Seemed OK when I took it out of the box, took fine photos in the day” in her review of this digital camera.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light. Mr. Filipe M. Pereira said “Straight out of the box is took perfect photos in low light conditions” in their review of this digital camera. One owner who bought it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was able to produce clear pictures. Diane Gray wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “Specially the macro setting which allows extreme closeup with perfect clarity”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four owners said in their reviews that the Fujifilm SL260 was good value for money. Poppy the Puppy said on Amazon “With a wife friendly price tag” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. D. A. Shewring Formes mentioned “I only bought it for Xmas so so far so good, would recommend it and an excellent price too”. Mr M Gregory mentioned “Price is very reasonable considering how much you're getting in return”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner considered that it was heavy and bulky. Mr M Gregory mentioned in his review of this digital camera “You've probably already narrowed your search to a bridge camera if you're reading this review meaning you don't want to be messing around changing bulky lenses (especially when you're out”.

Heavy

With a weight of 470 grams, the Fujifilm SL260 is one of the heavier medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average weight of cameras of this age and spec is 250g, and the weights range from 20g to 1.3kg.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x. The Fujifilm SL260 has a fairly big optical zoom (26 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9700 (£282.13) (30x), or the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR (£317.00) (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 6.6x, and the digital zooms range from 1x to 120x. The Fujifilm SL260 has a quite big digital zoom (6.7 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Pentax X-5 (7.2x), or the Fujifilm FinePix JX660 (7.2x) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 350mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,500mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 624 millimeters, the Fujifilm SL260 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Fujifilm SL260 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4.5mm and the longest is 40mm.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Fujifilm SL260 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Nikon Coolpix S8200 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm SL260 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm SL260 has an HDMI port. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm SL260 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm SL260 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W which has better reviews.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm SL260 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416 and 4288 x 2864. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm SL260 has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most cameras that are a similar age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This camera's image resolution (4288 x 3216 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of camera the best image resolution is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Fujifilm SL260 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Fujifilm SL260 features connection to PC, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm SL260 has an HDMI, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm SL260 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm SL260 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Histogram

The Fujifilm SL260 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm SL260 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm SL260 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm SL260 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm SL260 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Fujifilm SL260 features voice recording, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm SL260 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm SL260 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Fujifilm SL260 does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which also has a higher rating.

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Support

Poor Support

One owner reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Nicholas Perks said “The only thing that I don`t think Fuji have right are the written instructions in the box (there is a CD”.


Display

Very Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm SL260 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. The narrowest field of view of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm SL260 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Nikon Coolpix S6150.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Df (£2,039.00) (3.2"), the D4 (£4,225.00) (3.2"), or the D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") all from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm p10nc06580a
Barcodes 04547410197372

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