Fujifilm FinePix S8200 vs Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

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Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm
Weight
Light-weight
349 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S8200.

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
104×70×80 mm vs 123×87×116 mm
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2.1x smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
349 g vs 670 g
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Around 50% lighter
Macro focus
Better macro capability
0.0 cm vs 1.0 cm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 4.6"
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More than 30% thinner
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
Battery life
Much longer battery life
500 shots vs 250 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
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)
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
Slightly cheaper
$159.95 vs $194.00
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The best price we've seen is $34 cheaper (around 20% 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 HS0.0 cm
              S82001.0 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$194.00
              S8200$159.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              SX510 HS1/1600s
              S82001/2000s
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX510 HS461k dots
              S8200460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $189

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $213

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $218

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $222 - $247

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $210

              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 SX510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS.

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Fujifilm FinePix S9200

              Super zoom

              $208

              Zoom More zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $268 - $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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