The Fujifilm FinePix S8350 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix S8350's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the PixPro AZ251) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S8300 and the FinePix S4800)

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), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (july 2013 vs january 2013), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 500 shots) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Kodak PixPro AZ251
similar age
$429

Significant advantages of the AZ251 (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the AZ251 (vs the S8350)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 30 seconds vs 1/1700 of a second
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.9

common strengths of the AZ251 and S8350

  • None found

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

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800
5 months older
$233

Significant advantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S4800 (vs the S8350)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S4800 and S8350

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

Sony CyberShot DSC-H200
5 months older
$342

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

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H200 (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-H200 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
1 year older
$370

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the S8350)

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

common strengths of the P510 and S8350

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S9400W

Fujifilm FinePix S9400W
6 months newer
$392

Significant advantages of the S9400W (vs the S8350)

  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S9400W (vs the S8350)

  • None found

common strengths of the S9400W 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 significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (july 2013 vs may 2008) 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 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).

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
3 months older
$555 (body only)
$414 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SL1 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
3 months newer
$399 (body only)
$500 - $514 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the D5300 and S8350

  • None found

Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520
5 years older
$630 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-520 (vs the S8350)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the E-520 (vs the S8350)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the E-520 and S8350

  • None found

Nikon D40

Nikon D40
6 years older
$899 (body only)
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D40 (vs the S8350)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the D40 and S8350

  • None found

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 10x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 30 mm), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) 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, is older (july 2013 vs january 2014) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year newer
$174 - $249

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S8350)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 18x vs 42x
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.9
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the SX610 HS and S8350

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
2 years newer
$120 - $149

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (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 190 IS (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 10x vs 42x
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and S8350

  • None found

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
6 months newer
$529

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

Nikon Coolpix S8100

Nikon Coolpix S8100
2 years older
$499

Significant advantages of the S8100 (vs the S8350)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S8100 (vs the S8350)

  • Much less zoom: 10x vs 42x
  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the S8100 and S8350

  • None found