The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, travel zooms, entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L830 and the Coolpix L820) and Samsung (such as the WB50F and the WB1100F)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it much 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, 2008) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it 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.

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
6 months newer
$179 - $207

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the S8350)

  • Longer battery life: 390 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L830 and S8350

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

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $286

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX400 IS (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX400 IS (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 190 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX400 IS and S8350

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

Fujifilm FinePix SL1000
5 months older
$280

Significant advantages of the SL1000 (vs the S8350)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SL1000 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the SL1000 and S8350

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$134 - $230

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)

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

common strengths of the S8600 and S8350

  • In-camera HDR

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
5 months older
$160

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
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Olympus SP-570 UZ

Olympus SP-570 UZ
5 years older

Significant advantages of the SP-570 UZ (vs the S8350)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Longer battery life: 390 shots vs 300 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SP-570 UZ (vs the S8350)

  • Less zoom: 20x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SP-570 UZ 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 significantly more zoom (42x vs 12x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.2), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has in-camera HDR.

However, on average it has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Samsung WB50F

Samsung WB50F
6 months newer
$113 - $145

Significant advantages of the WB50F (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB50F (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 12x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB50F and S8350

  • In-camera panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix T550

Fujifilm FinePix T550
5 months older
$150

Significant advantages of the T550 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T550 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 12x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the T550 and S8350

  • In-camera panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix JZ100

Fujifilm FinePix JZ100
1 year older
$80

Significant advantages of the JZ100 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JZ100 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 8x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the JZ100 and S8350

  • Wide aperture: f/2.9 vs f/2.9

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
1 year older
$235

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the S8350)

  • Less zoom: 18x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB150F and S8350

  • In-camera panoramas

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
5 months older
$160

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

  • None found

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

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Worse image stabilization: Sensor shift vs Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SZ-16 iHS and S8350

  • Wide aperture: f/3.0 vs f/2.9
  • In-camera HDR
  • In-camera panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR
6 months older
$120

Significant advantages of the F850EXR (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F850EXR (vs the S8350)

  • Less zoom: 20x vs 42x
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.9
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the F850EXR and S8350

  • 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 a slightly larger screen (3.0" 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, 2011).

However, on average it has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 600 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520
5 years older
$520 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

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)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.0"
  • Lacks in-camera HDR
  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

common strengths of the E-520 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization: Sensor shift vs Lens

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
2 years older
$222 (body only)
$355 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3100 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D3100 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D3100 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
3 months newer
$647 - $697 (body only)
$579 - $797 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3.0"

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D5300 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
2 years older
$339 (body only)
$429 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

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
8 months older
$497 - $547 (body only)
$499 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5200 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D5200 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the D5200 and S8350

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
1 year older
$525 (body only)
$630 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

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 36 mm), has a significantly 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

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.9

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
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.9

common strengths of the i80 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization: Lens vs Lens

Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Fujifilm FinePix AX300
2 years older
$100

Significant advantages of the AX300 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AX300 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization: Digital vs Lens

common strengths of the AX300 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 worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the S500 and S8350

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital