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Fujifilm SL300

Fujifilm SL300
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A good spec and award winning bridge digital camera, with a Gold award from one expert review website
Bridge 14MP 30x Yes Apr 2012
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Fujifilm SL300 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Fujifilm SL300 number 922 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
78 Reviews + 1 Award
70
Features
Good Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant 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 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.
The 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
Super EBC - aiming for high quality images
45-step electronic powered zoom
2cm super macro
High sensitivity + CCD shift image stabilization
Electronic viewfinder
Clear and wide 3.0-inch LCD
Li-ion battery
TTL hot - shoe
Fast startup
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

26
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
43
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
34
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
66
Sports Photography
Good
81
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Fujifilm SL300 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm SL300?

The Fujifilm SL300 is 122mm wide and 93mm tall. It is 100mm deep and weighs 0.51kg.

Fujifilm SL300 front dimensions
Fujifilm SL300 size in context

Fujifilm SL300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this Fujifilm camera was outstanding and gave it one of their highest awards. This was from Buy-n-shoot.com who gave it an "Gold".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 73%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 68 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is outstanding. 45 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Fujifilm Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Fujifilm released the SL300 in April 2012.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Fujifilm SL300's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm SL300 has a maximum image resolution of 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Digital 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 Fujifilm SL300's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than 76% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Fujifilm SL300 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm SL300's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Fujifilm SL300 of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Fujifilm SL300 of 510g is heavier than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm SL300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm SL300's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Fujifilm SL300 of 720mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 2% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm SL300 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Fujifilm SL300 of 6.7x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Fujifilm SL300 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Night Mode

The Fujifilm SL300 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a night mode.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Fujifilm SL300 of only 97% is in the narrowest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The field of views of cameras range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Fujifilm SL300's maximum memory card size of only 8GB is smaller than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Fujifilm SL300 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm SL300's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The Fujifilm SL300's weight of 0.51kg is in the heaviest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.24kg.

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Features Face Detection

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

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Fujifilm SL300 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other digital cameras, the Fujifilm SL300 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm sl300white, fujifilm angle24mm, fujifilm fxsl300wh, fujifilm fxsl300b, fujifilm fxs8200b

Barcodes:

00074101014495, 00616932797354, 04547410197464, 04547410197471, 04547410214987

Frequently Asked Questions About the Fujifilm SL300

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