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Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300

Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
39
Overall
38
Fujifilm FinePix SL240 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 front
Portability
67
Imaging
38
Features
39
Overall
38

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Key Specs

Fujifilm SL240
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-576mm (F3.1-5.9) lens
  • 510g - 122 x 93 x 100mm
  • Launched 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 SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Overview

Here is a in-depth review of the Fujifilm SL240 versus Fujifilm SL300, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and both of them are created by FujiFilm. The sensor resolution of the Fujifilm SL240 (14MP) and the Fujifilm SL300 (14MP) is very comparable and they enjoy the exact same sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm SL240 was revealed very close to the Fujifilm SL300 and they are both of a similar age. Each of these cameras come with the identical body type (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before delving straight into a thorough comparison, below is a simple view of how the Fujifilm SL240 scores vs the Fujifilm SL300 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL240 over the Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm SL240 Fujifilm SL300 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm SL300 over the Fujifilm SL240

 Fujifilm SL300 Fujifilm SL240 

Common features in the Fujifilm SL240 and Fujifilm SL300

 Fujifilm SL240 Fujifilm SL300 
IntroducedJanuary 2012January 2012Same age
Manually focus No manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display dimension3"3"Identical display dimensions
Display resolution460k460kSame display resolution
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch display Lack of Touch display

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Physical Comparison

When you are looking to carry your camera, you're going to have to consider its weight and size. The Fujifilm SL240 features external measurements of 122mm x 93mm x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9") along with a weight of 510 grams (1.12 lbs) while the Fujifilm SL300 has specifications of 122mm x 93mm x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" x 3.9") and a weight of 510 grams (1.12 lbs).

Check the Fujifilm SL240 versus Fujifilm SL300 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you have chosen at that time. Underneath is the front view over all size comparison of the Fujifilm SL240 against the Fujifilm SL300.

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm SL240 and Fujifilm SL300 is 67 and 67 respectively.

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is difficult to visualise the difference in sensor sizing only by seeing technical specs. The graphic below will help provide you a better sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm SL240 and Fujifilm SL300.

As you can tell, both cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the same exact megapixels and you can expect comparable quality of images although you should take the launch date of the cameras into account.

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 Portrait photography info
Fujifilm SL300 Portrait photography info
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megapixel count good (14MP)
offers face detect focus
no manual focus
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
38
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
supports face detect focusing
no manual focus
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
Photography Glossary

Street Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 Street photography info
Fujifilm SL300 Street photography info
43
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
heavier than average (510 grams)
43
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
more heavy than competitors in class (510g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 Sports photography advice
Fujifilm SL300 Sports photography advice
47
incredible zoom range (24-576mm 24.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14MP)
offers tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
47
great zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
supports tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 Travel photography factors
Fujifilm SL300 Travel photography factors
54
megapixel count good (14MP)
has built in flash
fairly wide (24mm)
great zoom (576mm)
no Time Lapse recording
heavier than average (510g)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
54
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
really wide (24mm)
great reach (720mm)
missing Timelapse function
more heavy than competitors in class (510 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 Landscape photography information
Fujifilm SL300 Landscape photography information
41
fairly wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
no Time Lapse recording
41
really wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
no manual focus
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW format
missing Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm SL240 as a Vlogging camera
Fujifilm SL300 as a Vlogging camera
24
fairly wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect focus
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
display isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
no mic support
heavier than average (510 grams)
24
really wide (24mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports face detect focusing
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is not selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
missing microphone jack
more heavy than competitors in class (510g)
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Fujifilm SL240 vs Fujifilm SL300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm SL240 and Fujifilm SL300
 Fujifilm FinePix SL240Fujifilm FinePix SL300
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix SL240 Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 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 14MP 14MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4288 x 3216 4288 x 3216
Maximum native ISO 1600 1600
Maximum enhanced ISO 6400 6400
Minimum native ISO 64 64
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type 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
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 460k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Screen 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 1.0 frames per second 1.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change 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 modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
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)
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video 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
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 510 grams (1.12 lb) 510 grams (1.12 lb)
Dimensions 122 x 93 x 100mm (4.8" x 3.7" 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 pictures 300 pictures
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-85 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
Pricing at release $280 $280