Summary Fujifilm S8500

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 8
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 14
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
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
500 shots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
480 fps
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent digicams

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Thickness Thick Help
Lowest price Expensive Help
Size Quite large Help
Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Weight Heavy Help
670 g
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent super zooms

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second


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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