As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm FinePix 2800 Zoom is also often compared to super zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix 2800 Zoom's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S3000 Z) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX420 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to other digicam competitors the Fujifilm 2800 Zoom is older (september 2001 vs august 2003).

Fujifilm FinePix S3000 Z

1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S3000 Z (vs the 2800 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 Z (vs the 2800 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3000 Z and 2800 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 2800 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (62k dots vs 230k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
14 years newer
$229 - $237

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the 2800 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the 2800 Zoom)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and 2800 Zoom

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Standard size (95×77×71 mm)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 360 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 2.8"