• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 550.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm SL1000 advantages over Nikon S9500

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.9 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 550 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 614k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    9 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon S9500 advantages over Fujifilm SL1000

  • Slower slow-motion
    3015 fps vs 480 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    30 mm vs 122 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    205g vs 659g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Fujifilm SL1000
Panasonic ZS30
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon S9500
Panasonic ZS30
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $319
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Panasonic ZS25

Fujifilm SL1000
Panasonic ZS25
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Thinner
Nikon S9500
Panasonic ZS25
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Fujifilm S8200

Fujifilm SL1000
Fujifilm S8200
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon S9500
Fujifilm S8200
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Fujifilm SL1000
Olympus SP-100
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video
Nikon S9500
Olympus SP-100
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Fujifilm SL1000
Fujifilm S9800
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Nikon S9500
Fujifilm S9800
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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