Canon PowerShot SX510 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

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Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great macro
Macro focus
0 cm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.9
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX510 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Significantly smaller
104x70x80 mm vs 123x87x116 mm
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2.1x smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
349 g vs 670 g
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Around 50% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 4.6"
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More than 30% thinner
Macro focus
Better macro capability
0 cm vs 1 cm
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S8200

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the S8200's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Battery life
Much longer battery life
500 shots vs 250 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom
More zoom
40x vs 30x
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Around 80% more zoom
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$153.80 vs $209.00
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (around 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX510 HS240 fps
              S8200480 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              SX510 HS0 cm
              S82001 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX510 HS3.1"
              S82004.6"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX510 HS$209.00
              S8200$153.80
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX510 HS461k dots
              S8200460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX510 HS30x
              S820040x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $240 - $327

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $268 - $325

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $403

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $168

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $130 - $230

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Super zoom

              $199 - $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Super zoom

              $282

              Zoom More zoom
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Super zoom

              $170

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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