The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, pro digicams, travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300 and the X30) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-H200 and the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III)

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 35x), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 410 shots), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 30 seconds).

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

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
5 months older
$301

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

  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

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

  • Less zoom: 26.4x vs 42x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-H200 and S8350

  • None found

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
9 months older
$397

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

Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd
7 years older
$610

Significant advantages of the S6000fd (vs the S8350)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the S6000fd (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Significantly less zoom: 10.7x vs 42x

common strengths of the S6000fd and S8350

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
7 months newer
$178 - $233

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (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-H300 and S8350

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has much more zoom (42x vs 2.9x) and has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.9 vs f/1.8), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 470 shots), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (july 2013 vs august 2014).

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
1 year newer
$435

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.9
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Significantly longer battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4x vs 42x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the X30 and S8350

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
10 months newer
$748 - $749

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

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.76x4.29mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.9
  • Supports an external flash

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

  • Significantly less zoom: 2.9x vs 42x

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and S8350

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 300 shots
  • 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 8x), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is older (july 2013 vs january 2016), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
2 years newer
$119

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 8x vs 42x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 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 slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has in-camera HDR, creates panoramas in-camera 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 APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 700 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A330 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$426 (body only)
$392 - $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)

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

common strengths of the D3300 and S8350

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

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
2 years newer
$325 - $749 (body only)
$375 - $449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and S8350

  • None found