• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $381 Average Retail $300 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 42.0x zoom 24mm - 1000mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $360 Average Retail $450 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm SL300 over Nikon P530

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

Nikon P530 over Fujifilm SL300

  • Lens zoom ratio
    42.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 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
  • Newer
    7 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P510

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P510
  • $381
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon P530
Nikon P510
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Newer
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm SL300
Panasonic FZ200
  • $381
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
Nikon P530
Panasonic FZ200
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Pentax X-5

Fujifilm SL300
Pentax X-5
  • $381
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Hot shoe
  • $263
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P530
Pentax X-5
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $263
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon P520

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P520
  • $381
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Nikon P530
Nikon P520
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • 24p
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Pentax XG-1

Fujifilm SL300
Pentax XG-1
  • $381
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Nikon P530
Pentax XG-1
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • 24p
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
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