• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 40.0x zoom 22mm - 896mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Fujifilm SL300 over Olympus SP-820UZ

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer shutter
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Olympus SP-820UZ over Fujifilm SL300

  • Lens zoom ratio
    40.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open by holding the shutter button down

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Nikon P510

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P510
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus SP-820UZ
Nikon P510
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Pentax X-5

Fujifilm SL300
Pentax X-5
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Hot shoe
  • $265
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
Olympus SP-820UZ
Pentax X-5
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $265
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P520

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P520
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Olympus SP-820UZ
Nikon P520
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bulb shutter
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S4800

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S4800
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
Olympus SP-820UZ
Fujifilm S4800
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Nikon P530

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P530
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $310
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Olympus SP-820UZ
Nikon P530
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bulb shutter
  • $310
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
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