The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-H200)

Competitor classes

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 january 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).

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

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
5 months older
$328

Significant advantages of the DSC-H200 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H200 (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 DSC-H200 and S8350

  • None found

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), has in-camera HDR 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), doesn't shoot RAW and has a built-in lens.

Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520
5 years older
$630 14-42mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Shoots RAW
  • Has interchangeable lenses

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"
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the E-520 and S8350

  • None found