As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is also often compared to super zooms, entry-level DSLRs, waterproofs and compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX510 HS and the PowerShot SX50 HS) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300 and the FinePix S4800)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has significantly more zoom (42x vs 14x), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), is newer (july, 2013 vs january, 2013) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 660 shots).

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
similar age
$167

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 660 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly less zoom: 14x vs 42x
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L620 and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix L620 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
5 months older
$138 - $160

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

  • None found

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

  • Significantly 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
arrow Compare the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), creates panoramas in-camera, is newer (july, 2013 vs january, 2013) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't shoot RAW, doesn't support an external flash and is less popular.

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

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
arrow Compare the S8300 vs the S8350

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
similar age
$199 - $250

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the SX510 HS and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
9 months older
$399 - $400

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Shoots RAW
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX50 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX50 HS and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
arrow Compare the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
5 months older
$160 - $279

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

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix L820 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520
5 months older
$364

Significant advantages of the P520 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the P520 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the P520 and S8350

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • In-camera HDR
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix P520 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800
5 months older
$129 - $135

Significant advantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S4800 and S8350

  • None found
arrow Compare the S4800 vs the S8350

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), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has in-camera HDR and creates panoramas in-camera.

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 slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 540 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
2 years older
$290 - $370 (body only)
$399 - $499 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 22.2x14.7mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the S8350)

  • Significantly 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
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
3 years older
$579 - $600 (body only)
$200 - $672 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the T2i and S8350

  • None found
arrow Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
2 years older
$499 - $774 (body only)
$200 - $729 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • 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
arrow Compare the Canon Rebel T3i vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Nikon D40

Nikon D40
6 years older
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.7x15.5mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"
  • No image stabilization: None vs Lens
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the D40 and S8350

  • None found
arrow Compare the Nikon D40 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
4 years older

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

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.5x15.7mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Shoots RAW

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

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

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization: Sensor shift vs Lens
arrow Compare the Sony Alpha DSLR-A330 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
1 year older
$329 - $567 (body only)
$477 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the S8350)

  • Much larger sensor: APS-C 23.2x15.4mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • 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
arrow Compare the Nikon D3200 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has image stabilization (lens vs none), has in-camera HDR, creates panoramas in-camera and is newer (july, 2013 vs october, 2012).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 5 mm), is not waterproof and is less popular.

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
8 months older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the S8350)

  • Much better wide angle: 5 mm vs 24 mm
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the Black Edition and S8350

  • None found
arrow Compare the GoPro HERO3 Black Edition vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

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 3.5x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.0" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

Nikon Coolpix S550

Nikon Coolpix S550
5 years older

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
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix S550 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Samsung ES30

Samsung ES30
2 years older

Significant advantages of the ES30 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ES30 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 5x 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 ES30 and S8350

  • None found
arrow Compare the Samsung ES30 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350

Nikon Coolpix P3

Nikon Coolpix P3
7 years older

Significant advantages of the P3 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the P3 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 3.5x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.0"

common strengths of the P3 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization: Lens vs Lens
arrow Compare the Nikon Coolpix P3 vs the Fujifilm FinePix S8350