Summary Fujifilm S8500

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Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
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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 Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Weight Lighter

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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
480 fps
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
500 shots
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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
Weight Light Help
670 g


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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
10 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Weight Heavy Help
670 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
Lowest price Expensive Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds
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The Fujifilm S8500 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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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