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Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300

Portability
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Imaging
41
Features
67
Overall
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Canon PowerShot SX60 HS front
 
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 front
Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
39
Overall
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Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Key Specs

Canon SX60 HS
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 21-1365mm (F3.4-6.5) lens
  • 650g - 128 x 93 x 114mm
  • Introduced September 2014
  • Earlier Model is Canon SX50 HS
Fujifilm SL300
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Raise to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 510g - 122 x 93 x 100mm
  • Launched January 2012
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Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Overview

Following is a extended analysis of the Canon SX60 HS and Fujifilm SL300, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras by companies Canon and FujiFilm. The sensor resolution of the SX60 HS (16MP) and the Fujifilm SL300 (14MP) is fairly comparable and both cameras have the same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The SX60 HS was brought out 2 years after the Fujifilm SL300 which is a fairly large difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both cameras have the same body design (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before diving right into a more detailed comparison, here is a short view of how the SX60 HS matches up versus the Fujifilm SL300 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX60 HS over the Fujifilm SL300

 SX60 HS Fujifilm SL300 
LaunchedSeptember 2014January 2012More modern by 33 months
Manual focus More precise focusing
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution922k460kClearer display (+462k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL300 over the Canon SX60 HS

 Fujifilm SL300 SX60 HS 

Common features in the Canon SX60 HS and Fujifilm SL300

 SX60 HS Fujifilm SL300 
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display measurement
Touch friendly display Neither features Touch friendly display

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry around your camera regularly, you will need to factor in its weight and proportions. The Canon SX60 HS enjoys outside dimensions of 128mm x 93mm x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5") and a weight of 650 grams (1.43 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm SL300 has measurements of 122mm x 93mm x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9") and a weight of 510 grams (1.12 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will differ dependant on the lens you use during that time. Here is a front view dimension comparison of the SX60 HS vs the Fujifilm SL300.

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the SX60 HS and Fujifilm SL300 is 61 and 67 respectively.

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 top view buttons comparison

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it is hard to visualise the contrast in sensor sizes purely by going through specs. The pic here may offer you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the SX60 HS and Fujifilm SL300.

All in all, both the cameras have the same sensor dimensions but not the same resolution. You can anticipate the Canon SX60 HS to show greater detail having its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop photos a bit more aggressively. The newer SX60 HS will have a benefit when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 sensor size comparison

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Canon SX60 HS
Portrait photography with Fujifilm SL300
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has manual focus
decent MP (16MP)
offers face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
offers face detect autofocus
focusing manually not possible
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon SX60 HS
Street photography with Fujifilm SL300
56
screen can move to multiple angles
image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW formats
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
heavier than competitors in class (650 grams)
43
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen does not articulate
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
heavier than competition in class (510g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Sports photography details
Fujifilm SL300 Sports photography details
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amazing zoom range (21-1365mm 65.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16MP)
offers tracking focus
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
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excellent zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Travel photography factors
Fujifilm SL300 Travel photography factors
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decent MP (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
really wide (21mm)
great reach (1365mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
heavier than competitors in class (650g)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
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megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (24mm)
very long reach (720mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition in class (510g)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Landscape photography information
Fujifilm SL300 Landscape photography information
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has manual focus
really wide (21mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
exports RAW formats
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have Time Lapse mode
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really wide (24mm)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
does not have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX60 HS Vlogging factors
Fujifilm SL300 Vlogging factors
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really wide (21mm)
display is selfie friendly
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect autofocus
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
has mic socket
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
heavier than competitors in class (650g)
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really wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect autofocus
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have mic support
heavier than competition in class (510g)
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Canon SX60 HS vs Fujifilm SL300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX60 HS and Fujifilm SL300
 Canon PowerShot SX60 HSFujifilm FinePix SL300
General Information
Manufacturer Canon FujiFilm
Model type Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2014-09-16 2012-01-05
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Processor Chip DIGIC 6 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 14MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4608 x 3072 4288 x 3216
Maximum native ISO 6400 1600
Maximum enhanced ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 64
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 21-1365mm (65.0x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.4-6.5 f/3.1-5.9
Macro focusing range 0cm 2cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 922 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Screen technology - TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 922 thousand dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100% 97%
Features
Minimum shutter speed 15s 8s
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter rate 6.4 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 5.50 m 7.00 m (Wide: 40 cm–7.0 m / Tele: 2.5m–3.6 m)
Flash options Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264, Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 650g (1.43 lbs) 510g (1.12 lbs)
Physical dimensions 128 x 93 x 114mm (5.0" x 3.7" x 4.5") 122 x 93 x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 39 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 19.2 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 10.1 not tested
DXO Low light rating 127 not tested
Other
Battery life 340 pictures 300 pictures
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NB-10L NP-85
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at release $549 $280