The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8600 and the FinePix S8300) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L310)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (july 2013 vs september 2012) 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 S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$135

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

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
$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

Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310
1 year older

Significant advantages of the L310 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 420 shots vs 300 shots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the L310 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 21x vs 42x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the L310 and S8350

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
9 months older
$411

Significant advantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.8" vs 3"

common strengths of the SX50 HS 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 21x), 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 slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 400 shots).

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$554

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

  • Larger than average screens: 4.8" vs 3"
  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 300 shots
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS