• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
Fujifilm SL300 Review
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1000.00mm (35mm eq.)
Nikon P530 Review

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Differences

Fujifilm SL300 advantages over Nikon P530

  • Less expensive
    $149 vs $273
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Nikon P530 advantages over Fujifilm SL300

  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,000 mm vs 720 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Shoots 60p video
    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.
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    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

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S4000

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S4000
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P530
Fujifilm S4000
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S4500

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S4500
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P530
Fujifilm S4500
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S4200

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S4200
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P530
Fujifilm S4200
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Fujifilm SL300
Samsung WB1100F
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon P530
Samsung WB1100F
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More dots on screen
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon L840

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon L840
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
Nikon P530
Nikon L840
  • $276
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $203
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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