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 S8600) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L340 and the Coolpix L810)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has in-camera HDR and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 4 mm), has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 960 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

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

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • In-camera HDR
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
6 months newer
$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 L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
1 year newer
$139

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the S8350)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the L340 and S8350

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
5 months older
$180

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

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • In-camera HDR
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Fujifilm FinePix S9800

Fujifilm FinePix S9800
1 year newer
$209 - $230

Significant advantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the FinePix S9800 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1
1 year older
$682

Significant advantages of the X-S1 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly longer battery life: 460 shots vs 300 shots
  • Shoots RAW

Significant disadvantages of the X-S1 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the X-S1 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • 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 a slightly larger screen (3" 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" 5.76x4.29mm 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 510 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
1 year older
$699 (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

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 months newer
$329 (body only)
$393 - $547 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

  • In-camera panoramas

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 months older
$355 - $399 (body only)
$434 - $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

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
2 years older
$549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the T3i and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
2 years older
$359 (body only)
$529 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

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 panoramic stitching
  • Lacks in-camera HDR

common strengths of the DSLR-A330 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

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 14x), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.3), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has in-camera HDR and has a 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 and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$335

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)

  • 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

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
3 months older
$179

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the S8350)

  • 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

Nikon Coolpix L610

Nikon Coolpix L610
10 months older
$239

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

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S8350 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.8), has way more more zoom (42x vs 3.5x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 36 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

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

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
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the P3 and S8350

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix S60

Nikon Coolpix S60
4 years older
$170

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"