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

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

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

Items often bought with the Fujifilm S8200 or Canon SX510 HS

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
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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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
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 $214.99
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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 Extremely high speed movies Help
              SX510 HS240 fps
              S8200480 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              SX510 HS0.0 cm
              S82001.0 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX510 HS3.1"
              S82004.6"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX510 HS$214.99
              S8200$159.95
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX510 HS461k dots
              S8200460k dots
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              SX510 HS1080p @ 24fps
              S82001080p @ 60fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $220 - $227

              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
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $239

              Focus points Has slightly more focus points
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              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-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

              Super zoom

              $199

              Focus points Has slightly more focus points
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $305 - $350

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $152

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              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

              $229

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

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