The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 is mostly gets compared to other super zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix S8300's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix P510 and the Coolpix L830) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8200 and the FinePix S8600)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8300 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (42x vs 34.8x), records even higher-speed movies (480 fps vs 120 fps), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and captures 3D images.

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (professional size 123x87x116 mm vs prosumer size 111x75x91 mm), is older (january, 2013 vs january, 2014), is thicker (4.6" vs 3.6") and is slightly heavier (670 g vs 518 g).

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
1 year older
$249

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the S8300)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the S8300)

  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 500 shots
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 480 fps
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the P510 and S8300

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
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Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
similar age
$199 - $240

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the S8300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8200 (vs the S8300)

  • None found

common strengths of the S8200 and S8300

  • Extremely high speed movies: 480 fps vs 480 fps
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
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Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
1 year newer
$227 - $255

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the S8300)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Smaller: Prosumer size 111x75x91 mm vs Professional size 123x87x116 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the S8300)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Doesn't take 3D photos
  • Lower speed movies: 240 fps vs 480 fps

common strengths of the L830 and S8300

  • Very high speed movies: 240 fps vs 480 fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix L830 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
1 year newer
$140 - $219

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the S8300)

  • Significantly smaller: Standard size 121x80x64 mm vs Professional size 123x87x116 mm
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly thinner: 2.5" vs 4.6"

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the S8300)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 480 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S8600 and S8300

  • Great battery life: 410 shots vs 500 shots
  • In-camera HDR
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Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800
similar age
$127 - $130

Significant advantages of the S4800 (vs the S8300)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S4800 (vs the S8300)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 480 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S4800 and S8300

  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
arrow Compare the S4800 vs the S8300

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
similar age
$160 - $279

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the S8300)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Prosumer size 111x76x85 mm vs Professional size 123x87x116 mm
  • Lighter: 470 g vs 670 g

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the S8300)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Lower speed movies: 240 fps vs 480 fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L820 and S8300

  • Very high speed movies: 240 fps vs 480 fps
  • Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8300