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Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300

Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
37
Overall
37
Fujifilm FinePix S4200 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 front
Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
39
Overall
38

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Key Specs

Fujifilm S4200
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-576mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 543g - 118 x 81 x 100mm
  • Introduced January 2012
Fujifilm SL300
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 510g - 122 x 93 x 100mm
  • Introduced January 2012
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Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Overview

Here, we are reviewing the Fujifilm S4200 and Fujifilm SL300, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras and both of them are designed by FujiFilm. The image resolution of the Fujifilm S4200 (14MP) and the Fujifilm SL300 (14MP) is very similar and both cameras posses the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm S4200 was launched very close to the Fujifilm SL300 so they are both of a similar age. Both of these cameras feature the same body design (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before getting straight to a full comparison, here is a short synopsis of how the Fujifilm S4200 scores versus the Fujifilm SL300 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm S4200 over the Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S4200 Fujifilm SL300 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL300 over the Fujifilm S4200

 Fujifilm SL300 Fujifilm S4200 
Display resolution460k230kSharper display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm S4200 and Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S4200 Fujifilm SL300 
IntroducedJanuary 2012January 2012Similar age
Focus manually Lack of manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display size3"3"Same display sizing
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither includes Touch friendly display

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Physical Comparison

If you're intending to lug around your camera often, you will want to factor its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm S4200 features physical measurements of 118mm x 81mm x 100mm (4.6" x 3.2" x 3.9") along with a weight of 543 grams (1.20 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm SL300 has dimensions 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 account, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Underneath is a front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm S4200 vs the Fujifilm SL300.

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm S4200 and Fujifilm SL300 is 67 and 67 respectively.

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it can be tough to picture the contrast between sensor measurements purely by reviewing specs. The photograph here might give you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm S4200 and Fujifilm SL300.

All in all, both the cameras feature the identical sensor size and the exact same megapixels so you can expect similar quality of files though you should factor the launch date of the products into consideration.

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm S4200 Portrait photography information
Fujifilm SL300 Portrait photography information
36
decent MP (14 megapixels)
offers face detect focus
no manual focus
cannot use external flash
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
38
good MP (14 megapixels)
features face detect focus
manual focus not available
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
Photography Glossary

Street Comparison

Fujifilm S4200 as a Street photography camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Street photography camera
43
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no moving screen
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
more heavy than others (543g)
43
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no articulating screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
more heavy than average in class (510 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm S4200 Sports photography highlights
Fujifilm SL300 Sports photography highlights
47
great zoom range (24-576mm 24.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames per second)
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
47
excellent zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (14 megapixels)
features tracking focus
low frames per second (1.0 frames per second)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm S4200
Travel photography with Fujifilm SL300
54
decent MP (14MP)
has built in flash
pretty wide (24mm)
great reach (576mm)
missing Timelapse recording
more heavy than others (543 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
54
good MP (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
quite wide (24mm)
long reach (720mm)
no Timelapse recording
more heavy than average in class (510 grams)
display is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm S4200 Landscape photography information
Fujifilm SL300 Landscape photography information
41
pretty wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (14MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
missing Timelapse recording
41
quite wide (24mm)
nice screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (14MP)
manual focus not available
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
no Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm S4200 Vlogging features
Fujifilm SL300 Vlogging features
24
pretty wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect focus
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is not selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing microphone socket
more heavy than others (543g)
24
quite wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
features face detect focus
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
display is not selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 resolution)
no microphone jack
more heavy than average in class (510 grams)
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Fujifilm S4200 vs Fujifilm SL300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm S4200 and Fujifilm SL300
 Fujifilm FinePix S4200Fujifilm FinePix SL300
General Information
Brand FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2012-01-05 2012-01-05
Body design SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4288 x 3216 4288 x 3216
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Highest enhanced ISO 6400 6400
Minimum native ISO 64 64
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-576mm (24.0x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.1-5.9 f/3.1-5.9
Macro focusing distance 2cm 2cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of display 230k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Display tech TFT color LCD monitor TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 97 percent 97 percent
Features
Min shutter speed 8s 8s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter speed 1.0fps 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 7.00 m (Wide: 40 cm–7.0 m / Tele: 2.5m–3.6 m) 7.00 m (Wide: 40 cm–7.0 m / Tele: 2.5m–3.6 m)
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video file format H.264, Motion JPEG H.264, Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 543 grams (1.20 lb) 510 grams (1.12 lb)
Physical dimensions 118 x 81 x 100mm (4.6" x 3.2" x 3.9") 122 x 93 x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 300 photos 300 photos
Battery format AA Battery Pack
Battery ID 4 x AA NP-85
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Cost at release $200 $280