Clicky

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300

Portability
61
Imaging
40
Features
44
Overall
41
Fujifilm FinePix S9400W front
 
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 front
Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
39
Overall
38

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Key Specs

Fujifilm S9400W
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1200mm (F2.9-6.5) lens
  • 670g - 123 x 87 x 116mm
  • Announced January 2014
Fujifilm SL300
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Increase to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 510g - 122 x 93 x 100mm
  • Revealed January 2012
Meta to Introduce 'AI-Generated' Labels for Media starting next month

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Overview

Its time to look a bit more in depth at the Fujifilm S9400W versus Fujifilm SL300, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and they are both built by FujiFilm. The image resolution of the Fujifilm S9400W (16MP) and the Fujifilm SL300 (14MP) is pretty close and they use the same exact sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

Body cameras now worn by bakery staff to deter stealing

The Fujifilm S9400W was announced 2 years later than the Fujifilm SL300 and that is a fairly serious difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both cameras offer the identical body type (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before getting in to a in depth comparison, below is a simple view of how the Fujifilm S9400W scores vs the Fujifilm SL300 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

Sora from OpenAI releases its first ever music video
	
	

Reasons to pick Fujifilm S9400W over the Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S9400W Fujifilm SL300 
RevealedJanuary 2014January 2012Fresher by 25 months

Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL300 over the Fujifilm S9400W

 Fujifilm SL300 Fujifilm S9400W 

Common features in the Fujifilm S9400W and Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm S9400W Fujifilm SL300 
Manually focus Lack of manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen sizing
Screen resolution460k460kSame screen resolution
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither features Touch friendly screen

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is going to carry your camera, you'll have to think about its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm S9400W enjoys outside dimensions of 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6") along with a weight of 670 grams (1.48 lbs) while the Fujifilm SL300 has dimensions of 122mm x 93mm x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9") with a weight of 510 grams (1.12 lbs).

Check out the Fujifilm S9400W versus Fujifilm SL300 in our completely new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are utilising at that moment. Following is the front view scale comparison of the Fujifilm S9400W vs the Fujifilm SL300.

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm S9400W and Fujifilm SL300 is 61 and 67 respectively.

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is hard to imagine the gap in sensor sizing only by researching specs. The graphic underneath might give you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm S9400W and Fujifilm SL300.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different resolution. You can expect the Fujifilm S9400W to result in more detail with its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also make it easier to crop pictures far more aggressively. The more recent Fujifilm S9400W provides an advantage when it comes to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W Portrait photography advice
Fujifilm SL300 Portrait photography advice
37
good resolution (16MP)
provides face detect autofocus
no manual focus
cannot use external flash
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
38
megapixel count good (14MP)
provides face detection focusing
no manual focus
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
Japan-exclusive Leica Leitz Phone 3 features big sensor and new modes

Street Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W Street photography features
Fujifilm SL300 Street photography features
41
image stabilization (Optical)
screen does not articulate
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
more heavy than competitors (670 grams)
43
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no moving screen
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
more heavy than average (510 grams)
Snapchat Adds Watermarks to AI-Created Images

Sports Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W as a Sports photography camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Sports photography camera
55
great zoom range (24-1200mm 50.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
good resolution (16 megapixels)
provides tracking focus
good battery pack (500 per charge)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
47
incredible zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14MP)
provides tracking autofocus
continuous shooting slow (1.0 fps)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
Samsung Releases Faster Versions of EVO MicroSD Cards

Travel Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W Travel photography features
Fujifilm SL300 Travel photography features
54
good battery pack (500 shots)
good resolution (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
decently wide (24mm)
great zoom (1200mm)
does not have Timelapse mode
more heavy than competitors (670 grams)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
54
megapixel count good (14MP)
has built in flash
quite wide (24mm)
great zoom (720mm)
missing Timelapse function
more heavy than average (510 grams)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.1)
Cutting-edge AI developed by Apple deciphers subtle nuances in pixels

Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W as a Landscape photography camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Landscape photography camera
44
decently wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
good resolution (16MP)
good battery pack (500 per charge)
no manual focus
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
does not have Timelapse mode
41
quite wide (24mm)
nice screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14MP)
no manual focus
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.1)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
missing Timelapse function
Photobucket discusses licensing 13 billion images with AI firms

Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm S9400W as a Vlogging camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Vlogging camera
26
decently wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detect autofocus
good video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have microphone port
more heavy than competitors (670 grams)
24
quite wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detection focusing
sluggish max aperture (f3.1)
display isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing external microphone jack
more heavy than average (510 grams)
Apple Innovates by Creating Next-Level Optical Stabilization for iPhone

Fujifilm S9400W vs Fujifilm SL300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm S9400W and Fujifilm SL300
 Fujifilm FinePix S9400WFujifilm FinePix SL300
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model Fujifilm FinePix S9400W Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2014-01-06 2012-01-05
Body design SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS 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 16 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4608 x 3456 4288 x 3216
Highest native ISO 12800 1600
Highest boosted ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 100 64
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 24-1200mm (50.0x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Highest aperture f/2.9-6.5 f/3.1-5.9
Macro focus distance 1cm 2cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 460k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Display tech TFT LCD TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 201k dot -
Viewfinder coverage 97 percent 97 percent
Features
Slowest shutter speed 8s 8s
Maximum shutter speed 1/1700s 1/2000s
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames per sec 1.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 7.00 m 7.00 m (Wide: 40 cm–7.0 m / Tele: 2.5m–3.6 m)
Flash modes Auto, forced flash, suppressed flash, slow synchro Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60i), 1280 x 960 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video format H.264 H.264, Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
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 seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 670 grams (1.48 lbs) 510 grams (1.12 lbs)
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 score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 500 images 300 images
Form of battery AA Battery Pack
Battery model 4 x AA NP-85
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Retail pricing $330 $280