• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 35.0x zoom 25mm - 875mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $189 Average Retail $220 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $215 Average Retail $230 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony H300 over Fujifilm S4800

  • Lens zoom ratio
    35.0x vs 30.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    7 months vs 18 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm S4800 over Sony H300

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL300

Sony H300
Fujifilm SL300
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $328
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • HDMI out
Fujifilm S4800
Fujifilm SL300
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
  • $328
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • High-res screen

Compared to Pentax X-5

Sony H300
Pentax X-5
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $263
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm S4800
Pentax X-5
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
  • $263
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony H200

Sony H300
Sony H200
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wider angle lens
Fujifilm S4800
Sony H200
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels

Compared to Fujifilm S6800

Sony H300
Fujifilm S6800
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Manual focus
Fujifilm S4800
Fujifilm S6800
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p

Compared to Nikon L830

Sony H300
Nikon L830
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm S4800
Nikon L830
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
  • $213
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life
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