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Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300

Portability
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Imaging
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Features
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Overall
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Fujifilm FinePix S8400W front
 
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 front
Portability
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Imaging
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Features
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Overall
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Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Key Specs

Fujifilm S8400W
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1056mm (F2.9-6.5) lens
  • 670g - 123 x 87 x 116mm
  • Launched March 2013
Fujifilm SL300
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Push to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 510g - 122 x 93 x 100mm
  • Announced January 2012
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Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Overview

The following is a detailed assessment of the Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras and both are offered by FujiFilm. The resolution of the Fujifilm S8400W (16MP) and the Fujifilm SL300 (14MP) is fairly similar and they enjoy the same exact sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm S8400W was launched 15 months after the Fujifilm SL300 making the cameras a generation away from one another. Each of these cameras offer the identical body type (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before we go through a step-by-step comparison, below is a quick summary of how the Fujifilm S8400W matches up vs the Fujifilm SL300 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm S8400W over the Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S8400W Fujifilm SL300 
AnnouncedMarch 2013January 2012Newer by 15 months
Manually focus Very exact focusing

Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL300 over the Fujifilm S8400W

 Fujifilm SL300 Fujifilm S8400W 

Common features in the Fujifilm S8400W and Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S8400W Fujifilm SL300 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display sizing
Display resolution460k460kEqual display resolution
Selfie screen Neither includes selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither includes Touch friendly display

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Physical Comparison

If you're going to travel with your camera frequently, you are going to need to factor its weight and volume. The Fujifilm S8400W features physical dimensions of 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6") having a weight of 670 grams (1.48 lbs) while the Fujifilm SL300 has sizing 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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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you select during that time. Following is the front view over all size comparison of the Fujifilm S8400W against the Fujifilm SL300.

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm S8400W and Fujifilm SL300 is 61 and 67 respectively.

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, its difficult to visualize the gap between sensor dimensions merely by going over specs. The image here might offer you a stronger sense of the sensor sizes in the Fujifilm S8400W and Fujifilm SL300.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing but different MP. You should anticipate the Fujifilm S8400W to offer you greater detail utilizing its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop pics a little more aggressively. The more modern Fujifilm S8400W provides a benefit with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm S8400W Portrait photography factors
Fujifilm SL300 Portrait photography factors
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manual focus
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
can't use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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good MP (14 megapixels)
offers face detect focus
lack of manual focus
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm S8400W
Street photography with Fujifilm SL300
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image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
heavier than average in class (670g)
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has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
more heavy than average (510g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm S8400W Sports photography highlights
Fujifilm SL300 Sports photography highlights
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incredible zoom range (24-1056mm 44.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
supports tracking autofocus
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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great zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (14 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
very slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm S8400W Travel photography features
Fujifilm SL300 Travel photography features
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sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
has built in flash
reasonably wide (24mm)
long reach (1056mm)
missing Time Lapse function
heavier than average in class (670g)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
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good MP (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
fairly wide (24mm)
great reach (720mm)
no Timelapse function
more heavy than average (510 grams)
display is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm S8400W as a Landscape photography camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Landscape photography camera
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manual focus
reasonably wide (24mm)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
missing Time Lapse function
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fairly wide (24mm)
good sized screen (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (14MP)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
no Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm S8400W Vlogging information
Fujifilm SL300 Vlogging information
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reasonably wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
high video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
screen is not selfie friendly
missing external mic port
heavier than average in class (670g)
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fairly wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect focus
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
display is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels)
no microphone port
more heavy than average (510g)
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Fujifilm S8400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm S8400W and Fujifilm SL300
 Fujifilm FinePix S8400WFujifilm FinePix SL300
General Information
Make FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix S8400W Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2013-03-22 2012-01-05
Body design SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio - 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3456 4288 x 3216
Maximum native ISO 12800 1600
Maximum boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 64 64
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-1056mm (44.0x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Highest aperture f/2.9-6.5 f/3.1-5.9
Macro focusing range 1cm 2cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3" 3"
Display resolution 460 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Display tech - TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 201 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 97% 97%
Features
Slowest shutter speed 8 seconds 8 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/1700 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames per second 1.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 7.00 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
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 320 x 120 (480 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video file format H.264 H.264, Motion JPEG
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
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
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 670 grams (1.48 lb) 510 grams (1.12 lb)
Dimensions 123 x 87 x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6") 122 x 93 x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 images 300 images
Style of battery AA Battery Pack
Battery ID 4 x AA NP-85
Self timer - Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots 1 1
Retail cost $300 $280