As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs, compacts and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S4200 and the FinePix S2500HD) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L820 and the Coolpix S4300)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9000 Zoom compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has more storage slots (2 vs 1), supports an external 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 wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 460k dots), is slightly larger (large (128×93×129 mm) vs prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the S4200 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S4200 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S4200 and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 118k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the L820 and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD

Fujifilm FinePix S2500HD
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the S2500HD (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly smaller: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Large (128×93×129 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the S2500HD (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S2500HD and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ150 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ150 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-FZ150 and S9000 Zoom

  • Each supports an external flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
7 years newer
$534

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the DMC-FZ200 and S9000 Zoom

  • Each supports an external flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
1 year newer
$1,199

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ50 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ50 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-FZ50 and S9000 Zoom

  • Each supports an external flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9000 Zoom compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has more storage slots (2 vs 1).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), has a much lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes much lower resolution photos (9.1 MP vs 14 MP).

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 118k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the T2i and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the Rebel XS and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Nikon D60

Nikon D60
2 years newer
$398 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D60 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the D60 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the D60 and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390

Sony Alpha DSLR-A390
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A390 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 14 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A390 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSLR-A390 and S9000 Zoom

  • Multiple storage slots: 2 vs 2

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 118k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the T3i and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 9.1 MP
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XTi (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the Rebel XTi and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9000 Zoom compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs none), is slightly lighter (745 g vs 895 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), takes much lower resolution photos (9.1 MP vs 24.4 MP) and has a much smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs full frame 35.9x24mm).

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A850 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.4 MP vs 9.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A850 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the DSLR-A850 and S9000 Zoom

  • Multiple storage slots: 2 vs 2

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9000 Zoom compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a marginally larger sensor (1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm), has a viewfinder (digital vs none), has more storage slots (2 vs 1) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 460k dots), is much larger (large (128×93×129 mm) vs super compact (96×59×21 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300
6 years newer
$295

Significant advantages of the S4300 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Large (128×93×129 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 5.1"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S4300 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S4300 and S9000 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm S9000 Zoom compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a marginally larger sensor (1/1.7" 7.78x5.83mm vs 1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm), has a viewfinder (digital vs none), has more storage slots (2 vs 1) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (118k dots vs 921k dots), is much larger (large (128×93×129 mm) vs compact (96×60×31 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift).

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100
5 years newer
$360

Significant advantages of the S9100 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (105×62×35 mm) vs Large (128×93×129 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.4" vs 5.1"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S9100 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S9100 and S9000 Zoom

  • None found

Olympus Stylus 9000

Olympus Stylus 9000
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the 9000 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (96×60×31 mm) vs Large (128×93×129 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.2" vs 5.1"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 9000 (vs the S9000 Zoom)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the 9000 and S9000 Zoom

  • None found