As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is also often compared to super zooms, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L610 and the D40) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300 and the FinePix S8200)

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/3.5), has much more zoom (42x vs 14x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
10 months older
$200

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 14x vs 42x
  • Much shorter battery life: 120 shots vs 300 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the L610 and S8350

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

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
similar age
$218

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

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
10 months older
$249

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the S8350)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 16x vs 42x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SX160 IS 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).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 500 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/4000 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

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
5 months older
$244

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S8200 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the S8200 and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530
7 months newer
$228

Significant advantages of the P530 (vs the S8350)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the P530 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the P530 and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
similar age
$250

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SX510 HS and S8350

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR
1 year older

Significant advantages of the HS25 EXR (vs the S8350)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the HS25 EXR (vs the S8350)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the HS25 EXR and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S9800

Fujifilm FinePix S9800
1 year newer
$279

Significant advantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the FinePix S9800 and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

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 18x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.8), slightly 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 and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX20V (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX20V (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 20x vs 42x
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-HX20V and S8350

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year newer
$197 - $230

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 18x vs 42x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.9
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the SX610 HS and S8350

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 none), has in-camera HDR, creates panoramas in-camera and is newer (july 2013 vs may 2009).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.7mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 700 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D40

Nikon D40
6 years older
$899 (body only)
$689 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D40 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$419 (body only)
$399 - $447 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D3300 and S8350

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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the S8350)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and S8350

  • None found

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 4x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 2,000 ISO).

However, on average it doesn't support an external flash.

Nikon Coolpix S550

Nikon Coolpix S550
5 years older
$246

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
10 months newer
$698

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.9
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 2.9x vs 42x

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and S8350

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year newer
$292

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S2900 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year newer
$89

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the L31 and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot A1200

Canon PowerShot A1200
2 years older
$95

Significant advantages of the A1200 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A1200 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 42x
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the A1200 and S8350

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
2 years newer
$82 - $87

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and S8350

  • None found