As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is also often compared to super zooms, entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S4800 and the FinePix S8300) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX50 HS and the Rebel T2i)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.3), has significantly more zoom (42x vs 14x), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots).

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
similar age
$139 - $150

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 660 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 14x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L620 and S8350

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and is newer (july 2013 vs january 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 400 shots), doesn't shoot RAW and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
9 months older
$300 - $350

Significant advantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the SX50 HS and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800
5 months older
$156

Significant advantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S4800 and S8350

  • None found

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

  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W
3 months older
$255

Significant advantages of the S8400W (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8400W (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S8400W and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8400

Fujifilm FinePix S8400
5 months older

Significant advantages of the S8400 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8400 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the S8400 and S8350

  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
similar age
$220 - $228

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly more zoom: 60x vs 42x
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 300 shots
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), has in-camera HDR, creates panoramas in-camera and is newer (july 2013 vs april 2011).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 540 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$430 - $497 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the D3300 and S8350

  • Both have in-camera panoramic stitching, many cameras like these don't

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
3 years older
$898 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the T2i and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 months older
$490 - $649 (body only)
$581 - $699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the T5i and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
1 year older
$289 (body only)
$349 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D3200 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
2 years older
$368 (body only)
$640 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5100 (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the D5100 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D5100 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
1 year older
$670 (body only)
$615 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the T4i 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 12x), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has in-camera HDR 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 and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$230 - $349

Significant advantages of the Camera 2 (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger screen: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Has a GPS
  • 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

  • Good wide angle: 23 mm vs 24 mm
  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • In-camera HDR

Fujifilm FinePix T550

Fujifilm FinePix T550
5 months older
$139

Significant advantages of the T550 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T550 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 12x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the T550 and S8350

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • In-camera panoramas

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (42x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 38 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 400 ISO).

Canon PowerShot S500

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the S500 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S500 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 42x
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"
  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the S500 and S8350

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Samsung i80

Samsung i80
5 years older

Significant advantages of the i80 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the i80 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the i80 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix S550

Nikon Coolpix S550
5 years older
$159

Significant advantages of the S550 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S550 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S550 and S8350

  • None found