Ilse Jurriën : January 5th 2012 - 17:14 CET
Fujifilm FinePix SL300
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 digital camera : Just several days before the CES 2012 Fujifilm introduces a large number of digital cameras including the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 high-powered premium bridge camera. The Fuji camera offers similar image quality and versatility to that of a SLR camera combined with the convenience and portability of a compact camera. The highlight of the new Fujifillm SL300 digital camera is the Fujinon optical zoom lens, which offer a high-quality 30x optical zoom. The extended zoom range makes the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 ideal for travellers looking to record their adventures or any photographer looking for a step-up from their current compact camera. |
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera
The Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera offers a close-focus distance of 2cm. The zoom lens offers smooth zooming and precise framing of scenes, and with the addition of a zoom lever on the barrel of the lens photographers are able to zoom in and out without taking their hands away from the camera, guaranteeing that they’ll never miss the desired shot.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 image quality
The Fujifilm FinePix SL300 houses a 1/2.3-inch 14 megapixel CCD sensor, representing the very latest in Fujifilm’s award-winning imaging technology. The powerful sensor is optimised to work perfectly with the Fujinon zoom lens, ensuring all the detail in a scene is captured with exceptional clarity. To assist in low-light situations or when shooting handheld, the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera offers a maximum ISO rating of ISO 6400 for maximising available light and ensuring that shutter speeds are fast enough to capture action without blurring.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 digital camera
Sensor-shift Digital Image Stabilisation is also offered by the Fujifilm FinePix SL300, the camera applies the latest in image enhancing processes to bring out detail and preserve the finer points of a picture. For additional illumination, the Fujifilm SL300 features a powerful internal flash that will reach subjects up to 7m away, plus they also have a hot-shoe for connecting separate external flash to add professional lighting capabilities.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 functionalities
In addition to the new technological features the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 has been optimised to provide a faster start-up, improved speed of Auto Focus and an upgraded response time. All this combines to ensure that users won’t miss a shot. The power supply of the Fujifilm SL300 camera has also been re-engineered to run on Lithium-ion batteries, allowing the camera to capture up to 300 frames on a single charge.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 video recording
For times when users want to go beyond the still image, the new Fujiflim FinePix SL300 digital cameras is capable of capturing 720p HD movie at 30 fps. A mini HDMI output port enables the Fuji SL300 camera to be quickly connected to an HD ready TV so users can enjoy watching their movies back on the big screen. Still images can also be reviewed in this way, showcasing those edge-to-edge image definitions.
Fujifilm SL300 LCD screen
The Fujifilm FinePix SL300 boasts a 3-inch LCD screen that offers 460,000 dots and an ultra-wide 160 degree viewing angle. This means that the screen is not only clearer to see when composing pictures, the super-bright screen also makes playback and reviewing movies and still pictures easier and more enjoyable. The Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera also has an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) that offers a 200,000 dots screen, so users can be assured that they’re seeing a good representation of what the camera will capture. The EVF also now benefits from the addition of a diopter adjustment, making it much easier for spectacle wearers to look through the viewfinder.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera design
The new Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera has cosmetic features and design flourishes that is strongly reminiscent of DSLRs and other pro-level cameras, including a rubberised coating to make the Fujifilm FinePix SL300 camera comfortable in the hand for extended shooting sessions, and to also offer the reassuring build quality expected from a premium camera. The cameras’ buttons are ergonomically located and the metal-like finish completes the overall package to appeal to both the beginner and the enthusiast photographer alike.
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 features
• 1/2.3-inch 14 mega-pixel CCD sensor
• 30x optical zoom lens
• 3-inch LCD screen with 460,000 dots
• TTL Hot shoe flash
• Additional zoom lever (side lever)
• ISO 100- 6400
• 720p HD movie capture
• Li-ion battery delivering up to 300 shots per charge
Fujifilm FinePix SL300 review
As soon as we receive a Fujifilm FinePix SL300 test camera, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Fujifilm FinePix SL300 review.