The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets 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 S8300 and the FinePix S8200) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V and the CyberShot DSC-H200)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (42x vs 30x), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has in-camera HDR and is newer (july, 2013 vs july, 2012).

However, on average it has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 500 shots), doesn't support an external flash 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
$160

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

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • In-camera HDR
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
5 months older
$140 - $258

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

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • In-camera HDR
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$135 - $215

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

  • Longer battery life: 410 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S8600 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Fujifilm FinePix SL300
1 year older
$120

Significant advantages of the SL300 (vs the S8350)

  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SL300 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the SL300 and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
5 months older
$220

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

  • None found

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

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the DSC-H200 and S8350

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
1 year older
$350 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 540 shots vs 300 shots
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the S8350)

  • Less zoom: 24x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DMC-FZ200 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • 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" 5.8x4.3mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
1 year older
$309 - $527 (body only)
$443 - $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 Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D3200 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
2 years older
$349 - $380 (body only)
$389 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the S8350)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the T3 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
2 years older
$499 - $550 (body only)
$550 - $600 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the T3i and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
1 year older
$525 - $700 (body only)
$974 - $1,000 18-135mm 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 Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the T4i and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$397 (body only)
$460 - $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 Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the D3300 and S8350

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

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100
2 years older
$349 - $360 (body only)
$409 - $490 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 Lens
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the D5100 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 significantly more zoom (42x vs 20x), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), is newer (july, 2013 vs february, 2012) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
1 year older
$330

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

  • Has a GPS

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

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

common strengths of the DSC-HX20V and S8350

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
5 months older
$249

Significant advantages of the ZS30 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the ZS30 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 20x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the ZS30 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
5 months older
$130

Significant advantages of the SZ-16 iHS (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-16 iHS (vs the S8350)

  • Less zoom: 24x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SZ-16 iHS and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

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 (3.0" vs 1.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 400 ISO).

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 Lens

common strengths of the S550 and S8350

  • None found

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 3.0"
  • 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: Lens vs Lens