• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 560.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm SL300 advantages over Pentax VS20

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 560 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Pentax VS20 advantages over Fujifilm SL300

  • Less expensive
    $250 vs $300 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    38 mm vs 100 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    235g vs 510g
    Lighter weight

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

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S4000

Fujifilm SL300
Fujifilm S4000
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Pentax VS20
Fujifilm S4000
  • $106
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Thinner
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus SZ-12

Fujifilm SL300
Olympus SZ-12
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Pentax VS20
Olympus SZ-12
  • $106
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $128
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out

Compared to Nikon P510

Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P510
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Hot shoe
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax VS20
Nikon P510
  • $106
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Olympus SZ-16

Fujifilm SL300
Olympus SZ-16
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Pentax VS20
Olympus SZ-16
  • $106
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • HDMI out

Compared to Samsung WB1100F

Fujifilm SL300
Samsung WB1100F
  • $339
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Hot shoe
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Pentax VS20
Samsung WB1100F
  • $106
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
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