• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $527 Average Retail $300 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 42.0x zoom 24mm - 1000mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $319 Average Retail $430 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm SL300 over Nikon P510

  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Nikon P510 over Fujifilm SL300

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Lens zoom ratio
    42.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Review Excerpt

  • 24-1,000mm equivalent zoom range; Built-in GPS; Articulated LCD; Very good print quality; Many movie options.

  • Focus sometimes difficult to achieve; Short shoulder strap; Battery charged in the camera; Low battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm SL300
Panasonic FZ200
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $512
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
Nikon P510
Panasonic FZ200
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Fast startup
  • $512
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Pentax X-5

Fujifilm SL300
Pentax X-5
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Hot shoe
  • $409
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P510
Pentax X-5
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Fast startup
  • $409
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon P520

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P520
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon P510
Nikon P520
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS

Compared to Fujifilm S8400W

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $442
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Nikon P510
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • 1080p
  • $442
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Newer

Compared to Nikon P530

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P530
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus
Nikon P510
Nikon P530
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • 24p
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