As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, super zooms, travel zooms and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8200 and the FinePix HS30 EXR) and Nikon (such as the D5300 and the D3300)

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/3.3), has significantly more zoom (42x vs 24x), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has in-camera HDR and is newer (july 2013 vs january 2013).

However, on average it lacks and external mic jack, doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't support an external flash, has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
10 months older
$150

Significant advantages of the L610 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L610 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the L610 and S8350

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

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
7 months newer
$349

Significant advantages of the SX700 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX700 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the SX700 HS and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
similar age
$499

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the S8350)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.9
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V 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
$467

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
  • 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 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 and creates panoramas in-camera.

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs APS-C 23.1x15.4mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 550 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
3 months newer
$409 - $497 (body only)
$497 - $597 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D5300 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$279 (body only)
$369 - $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)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. 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 D3100

Nikon D3100
2 years older
$364 (body only)
$555 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D3100 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
1 year older
$670 (body only)
$679 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the T4i and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year newer
$749 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the S8350)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the T6i and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 months older
$340 - $399 (body only)
$430 - $499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the SL1 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

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), is newer (july 2013 vs january 2012) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it lacks and external mic jack, 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 1/3200 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
5 months older
$216

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly 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

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR
1 year older
$550

Significant advantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the S8350)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 300 shots
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the HS30 EXR and S8350

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Fujifilm FinePix S8300
5 months older

Significant advantages of the S8300 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly 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

  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$122 - $159

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the S8600 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
5 months older
$180

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the L820 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40
1 year older
$364

Significant advantages of the SX40 (vs the S8350)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX40 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the SX40 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), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.3), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has in-camera HDR and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (3" vs 4.8"), lacks and external mic jack, is older (july 2013 vs january 2014) and doesn't shoot RAW.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
7 months newer
$251

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 30x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and S8350

  • Great zoom: 30x vs 42x
  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
3 months older
$187

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 20x vs 42x
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.9
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the SX270 HS and S8350

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

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$499

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas

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 3.9x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 33 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), 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 much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 350 shots), doesn't shoot RAW, doesn't support an external flash and is less popular.

Kodak EasyShare M532

Kodak EasyShare M532
2 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the M532 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M532 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 3.9x vs 42x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.9
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the M532 and S8350

  • In-camera panoramas

Nikon Coolpix S60

Nikon Coolpix S60
4 years older
$99

Significant advantages of the S60 (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the S60 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.9

common strengths of the S60 and S8350

  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
similar age
$578 - $648

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

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.9
  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm
  • Shoots RAW

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

  • Much less zoom: 3.6x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 II and S8350

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$398

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

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.9
  • Much larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm
  • Shoots RAW

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

  • Much less zoom: 3.6x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and S8350

  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • In-camera HDR