Summary Fujifilm S8500

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Specifications Key specs
Help 46x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.9
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
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Fujifilm FinePix S8500Fujifilm FinePix S8500


Fujifilm has replaced the FinePix S8500 with the S8600.

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
Fujifilm FinePix S8600 announced January 2014
Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Weight Lighter

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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Great zoom Help
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
480 fps
Light sensitivity Good maximum light sensitivity Help
12,800 ISO
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
500 shots
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light


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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite large Help
Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Weight Very heavy Help
670 g
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent super zooms

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Fujifilm FinePix S8500
FinePix S8500

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Ron Burton (10:59 PM, March 04, 2013)
fuji advertise the s8500 as having 46x zoom and not available until april 2013 3d pictures