FujiFilm T300 overview
FujiFilm T300 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera first announced on July of 2011. It houses a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4288 x 3216. The camera is referred to as "FinePix T305" in other countries.
The T300 is scored #122 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all round #948 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can try our Smart camera finder to get camera listings based on your custom requirements.
Here is a chart of various criteria used in the scoring system.
FujiFilm T300 history
The FujiFilm T300 comes with a history of related cameras. Here, you can discover all earlier and new models as well as key specs.
FujiFilm T300 Gallery
You can look at the T300 from various angles in the gallery here.
FujiFilm T300 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of upsides and downsides of the FujiFilm T300 based on criterias which are normally seen as important in a digital camera.
FujiFilm T300 Sensor specs
The sensor size in the FujiFilm T300 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4288 x 3216 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is better than digital stabilization as the latter may lead to cropping.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. The ISO can also be extended digitally to a maximum of 3200. Sadly, RAW format is not supported which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath illustrates the T300's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The T300 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
FujiFilm T300 dimensions
FujiFilm T300 weighs in at 0.33 pounds (151g or 5.33 ounces) and features external size of 97mm x 57mm x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1"). The weight of general Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g so the FujiFilm T300 is lighter as compared with various rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a picture of the FujiFilm T300 with a soft drink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view just below will show you the button arrangement on the T300.
FujiFilm T300 Lens details
The T300 features a fixed lens having a focal range of 28-280mm giving it a 10.0 x zoom which is definitely not significant however it might be valuable in a few cases.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens provides an aperture of f3.4 making it very sluggish and not good in low light occasions and you might struggle to capture good bokeh. You would also have to up your ISO setting producing noisy photos. With the long end, 280mm is phenomenal zoom and comes with f5.6 making it fairly sluggish and you will have to go with slower shutter speeds.
FujiFilm T300 Connectivity
The T300 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that contain NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to transfer images and sometimes change settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Several apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB port.
FujiFilm T300 Video details
The highest video resolution in the FujiFilm T300 is 1280 x 720 and it can record in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You really should try to get a minimum 1080p resolution for video recording. The body doesn't include a mic and / or headphone port which means you have absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to look at an alternative model should you require better audio in your videos.
FujiFilm T300 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the FujiFilm T300 so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
FujiFilm T300 Screen and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm T300 is equipped with a 2.7" fixed display having a resolution of 230k dots.
Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder specs regarding FujiFilm T300 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders will be particularly useful.
FujiFilm T300 Shutter details
FujiFilm T300 has the ability to shoot continuously at 1.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
FujiFilm T300 Flash and Hot shoe details
FujiFilm T300 has got just built in flash without external flash ability.
FujiFilm T300 Autofocusing details
FujiFilm T300 has got only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster and precise as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detection which can be helpful for portrait photography.
It also features Tracking AF for things on the move. FujiFilm T300 lacks manual focus. Manual focus ability is good in low light or you need to have more exact focus control.
FujiFilm T300 Battery life
The battery power (NP-45A) for the FujiFilm T300 is fashioned to last for 180 photos according to the CIPA standards making it lower when compared with its rivals. The typical Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the highest (470) battery life in this group of cameras.
Underneath is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the highest battery life:
FujiFilm T300 for various categories of photography
The following chart gives a summation of the FujiFilm T300 for various categories of photography. To view more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
FujiFilm T300 Portrait photography highlights
The FujiFilm T300 has a points tally of 34 which is really bad, meaning that it is not acceptable to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait photos leans heavily to sensor dimensions, RAW support and capability to use off-camera lighting.
FujiFilm T300 Street photography highlights
Coming in at a average score of 57, the FujiFilm T300 is reasonably suited for street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
FujiFilm T300 Sports photography features
A really bad sports photography rating of 38 suggests the FujiFilm T300 is not acceptable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
FujiFilm T300 Travel photography details
Weight is really critical in selecting a camera for travel. All things considered, the FujiFilm T300 gets a very good 65 for a travelling camera which makes it a good choice for your vacations.
FujiFilm T300 Landscape photography highlights
When you are planning to pick a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most essential factor will be image quality. The FujiFilm T300 with it's really bad rating of 37 for a landscape camera is not acceptable in the current marketplace.
FujiFilm T300 Vlogging advice
A vlogging camera preferably should have a moving screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the FujiFilm T300 is not acceptable for vlogging as it receives a really bad rating of 31.
FujiFilm T300 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the T300, here is a list of the top rated cameras which fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The line graph down below offers you an overview of the T300 compared to it's top rated rivals listed previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you might look at as alternatives. To browse through a detailed comparison, simply click the "compare" link.