As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs, travel zooms, boutiques and digicams. The Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix HS20 EXR and the FinePix HS10) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX10 IS and the Rebel T1i)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S6000fd compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (30 seconds vs 15 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is slightly larger (large (131×98×128 mm) vs prosumer size (128×88×87 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 10.6 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR
4 years newer
$700

Significant advantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the HS20 EXR (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the HS20 EXR and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 730 g vs 700 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10
3 years newer
$900

Significant advantages of the HS10 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the HS10 (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the HS10 and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 666 g vs 700 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
2 years newer
$519

Significant advantages of the SX10 IS (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 340 shots vs 200 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the SX10 IS (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX10 IS and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 600 g vs 700 g

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
6 years newer
$353

Significant advantages of the L320 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly smaller: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the L320 (vs the S6000fd)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second
  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 30 seconds

common strengths of the L320 and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 700 g

Fujifilm FinePix S1800

Fujifilm FinePix S1800
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the S1800 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly smaller: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S1800 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S1800 and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 337 g vs 700 g

Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310
5 years newer
$270

Significant advantages of the L310 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much longer battery life: 420 shots vs 200 shots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L310 (vs the S6000fd)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 30 seconds

common strengths of the L310 and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 435 g vs 700 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, compared to entry-level DSLR competitors the Fujifilm S6000fd records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 20fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), has a much lower resolution screen (235k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes much lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 15.1 MP).

Canon Rebel T1i

Canon EOS Rebel T1i
2 years newer
$340 (body only)

Significant advantages of the T1i (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much higher true resolution: 15.1 MP vs 6.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 235k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the T1i (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the T1i and S6000fd

  • None found

Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000
2 years newer
$306 (body only)
$731 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5000 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much higher true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 6.1 MP
  • Supports 24p
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D5000 (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the D5000 and S6000fd

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A200 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10 MP vs 6.1 MP
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A200 (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSLR-A200 and S6000fd

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
5 years newer
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 6.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 235k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and S6000fd

  • None found

Nikon D50

Nikon D50
1 year older
$1,342 (body only)
$2,058 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D50 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much smaller: Professional size (133×102×76 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)
  • Much thinner: 3" vs 5"

Significant disadvantages of the D50 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 130k dots vs 235k dots
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 6 MP vs 6.1 MP

common strengths of the D50 and S6000fd

  • None found

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58
6 years newer
$330 (body only)

Significant advantages of the SLT A58 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much higher true resolution: 20.1 MP vs 6.1 MP
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 235k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A58 (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the SLT A58 and S6000fd

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S6000fd compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs none), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 2") and is newer (july 2006 vs april 2005).

However, on average it takes slightly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 12.1 MP), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2.2 fps vs 3 fps), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.7x15.5mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and is significantly larger (large (131×98×128 mm) vs professional size (140×111×78 mm)).

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro
similar age

Significant advantages of the S5 Pro (vs the S6000fd)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much thinner: 2.9" vs 5"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the S5 Pro (vs the S6000fd)

  • None found

common strengths of the S5 Pro and S6000fd

  • Built-in flashes

Nikon D70s

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1 year older
$266 (body only)
$399 18-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the D70s (vs the S6000fd)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much thinner: 3.1" vs 5"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D70s (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"

common strengths of the D70s and S6000fd

  • Light weight: 679 g vs 700 g
  • Built-in flashes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S6000fd compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 38 mm), has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.7), has a viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is significantly larger (large (131×98×128 mm) vs compact (102×58×29 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 9 MP).

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
7 years newer
$186

Significant advantages of the S3600 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S3600 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S3600 and S6000fd

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (106×69×49 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H10 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-H10 and S6000fd

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5v
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX5v (vs the S6000fd)

  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX5v (vs the S6000fd)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-HX5v and S6000fd

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S6000fd compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (10.7x vs 3.1x), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has a built-in flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (235k dots vs 921k dots) and is significantly larger (large (131×98×128 mm) vs standard size (113×65×70 mm)).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
6 years newer
$2,398 - $2,798

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much smaller: Standard size (113×65×70 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX1 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 10.7x
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-RX1 and S6000fd

  • Built-in flashes

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1
10 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-R1 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-R1 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 10.7x
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly larger: Large (139×168×97 mm) vs Large (131×98×128 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-R1 and S6000fd

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 10.7x
  • Built-in flashes

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
8 years newer
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 10.7x
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and S6000fd

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 10.7x

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S6000fd compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 1.8"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (235k dots vs 110k dots), is newer (july 2006 vs january 2002) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (large (131×98×128 mm) vs prosumer size (121×82×97 mm)), is thicker (5" vs 3.8"), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Fujifilm FinePix S602 Zoom

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the S602 Zoom (vs the S6000fd)

  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the S602 Zoom (vs the S6000fd)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S602 Zoom and S6000fd

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