As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Fujifilm FinePix S9200 is also often compared to travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix S9200's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix B500 and the Coolpix B700) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix HS20 EXR and the FinePix HS50EXR)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9200 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and has a significantly longer battery life (500 shots vs 400 shots).

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
2 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 600 shots vs 500 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the S9200)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and S9200

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Very long battery life: 600 shots vs 500 shots
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 670 g

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
2 years newer
$339 - $459

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the S9200)

  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 500 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and S9200

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 500 shots
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 670 g

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
1 year older

Significant advantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S9200)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the SX50 HS (vs the S9200)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.9
  • Much shorter battery life: 315 shots vs 500 shots
  • Shoots slower: 2.2 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the SX50 HS and S9200

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×87×106 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Light weight: 595 g vs 670 g

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR
3 years older
$700

Significant advantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the S9200)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the S9200)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 400 shots vs 500 shots
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the HS20 EXR and S9200

  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 500 shots
  • Light weight: 730 g vs 670 g

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
1 year older
$314

Significant advantages of the HS50EXR (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the HS50EXR (vs the S9200)

  • Larger: Large (135×101×146 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the HS50EXR and S9200

  • Very long battery life: 500 shots vs 500 shots
  • Very inexpensive: $313.73 vs $364.64

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
similar age
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the S9200)

  • Much shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 500 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and S9200

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Light weight: 660 g vs 670 g
  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $364.64

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9200 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.7), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a much longer battery life (500 shots vs 265 shots) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), is significantly larger (professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs mid size (112×66×40 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900
1 year newer
$600

Significant advantages of the S9900 (vs the S9200)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×66×40 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S9900 (vs the S9200)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.9
  • Much shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 500 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S9900 and S9200

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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5 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the S9200)

  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 500 shots
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.9

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and S9200

  • Inexpensive: $476.95 vs $364.64

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×69×42 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the S9200)

  • Much shorter battery life: 380 shots vs 500 shots

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and S9200

  • Great battery life: 380 shots vs 500 shots

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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4 years newer
$338 - $399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (110×64×40 mm) vs Professional size (123×87×116 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the S9200)

  • Much shorter battery life: 265 shots vs 500 shots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and S9200

  • Inexpensive: $338.00 vs $364.64

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9200 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 3 fps).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm) and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentamirror).

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
2 years newer
$309 (body only)
$395 - $397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the S9200)

  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D3400 and S9200

  • Inexpensive: $309.45 vs $364.64

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
2 years newer
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the S9200)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and S9200

  • Inexpensive: $299.00 vs $364.64

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
similar age
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the S9200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the S9200)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D3300 and S9200

  • Inexpensive: $399.00 vs $364.64