As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is also often compared to super zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8200 and the FinePix S8300) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX160 IS 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/3.5), has significantly 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 slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
10 months older
$199

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

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
10 months older
$180

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

  • 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 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (july 2013 vs february 2013) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly 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 S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
5 months older
$257

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

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 S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$189

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 410 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S8600 and S8350

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
4 months older
$451

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the S8350)

  • 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 DSC-HX300 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and S8350

  • 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 a slightly 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 february 2010).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), 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 D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$431 (body only)
$400 - $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

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
3 years older
$199 (body only)
$389 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the T2i and S8350

  • None found

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