The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the Galaxy Camera 2) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is newer (july 2013 vs january 2013).

However, on average it has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 500 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Fujifilm FinePix S8300
5 months older

Significant advantages of the S8300 (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S8300 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the S8300 and S8350

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has way more more zoom (42x vs 21x), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), lacks and external mic jack, has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 400 shots) and is older (july 2013 vs january 2014).

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$1,639

Significant advantages of the Camera 2 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Camera 2 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 21x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Camera 2 and S8350

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and is newer (july 2013 vs may 2008).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs four thirds 18x13.5mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 650 shots), has a built-in lens and has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2).

Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520
5 years older

Significant advantages of the E-520 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the E-520 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the E-520 and S8350

  • None found