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Fujifilm FinePix S8300
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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 Digital Camera

16MP 42x CMOS Nov 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
40x Optical Zoom(24mm-960mm) And Powerful Optical Image Stabilization Capable of super-macro image at ranges as close as 1cm.Lens shift image stabilization ensures that even hand-held shots are... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,935 owner and expert reviews, Fujifilm has good reviews for its digital cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its bridge cameras range.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S8300, the FinePix S8300 supports Full HD video.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has one of the bigger optical zooms (42 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this spec and age have optical zooms of between 4x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 31x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix S8300 has a built-in flash. Most of the other bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S8300 also have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S8300, the FinePix S8300 has an image stabiliser.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Fairly High JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the cameras that have been available for more than two years the JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 60fps. The FinePix S8300 has a quite high JPEG frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S8300.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The shortest maximum focal length of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S8300 is 100mm, the longest is 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length is 730mm. At 1,008 millimeter, the FinePix S8300 has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix S8300 has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Fujifilm digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448 and 3264 x 1840 and 2304 x 1728.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix S8300.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The FinePix S8300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm digital camera also support video resolutions of 320 x 120 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S8300.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The FinePix S8300 has a wider light exposure correction than most bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Fujifilm camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction across all cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix S8300.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is typical of many bridge cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The FinePix S8300 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus and Single Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera features an Spot light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of this type and age.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix S8300.

The worst display amongst similar types of camera is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the FinePix S8300 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Fujifilm camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The FinePix S8300 does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S8300 are not 3D compatible. The FinePix S8300 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix S8300, the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years are not waterproof. The FinePix S8300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 does not have a GPS. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix S8300 also do not have a GPS.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the digital zooms range from 2x to 500x, and the average digital zoom is 16x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the FinePix S8300 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix S8300.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the FinePix S8300 is more than most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S8300. The flash modes "Forced on", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Five White Balance Modes

The FinePix S8300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this camera. The white balance modes Custom modes, Fine, Fluorescent L, Incandescent and Shade are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Thick

The FinePix S8300 is one of the thicker digital cameras of this age and spec (116.2 millimeters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The thinnest digital camera that is a similar age to the FinePix S8300 is 16mm deep and the thickest is 150mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Released Over Three Years Ago

Fujifilm released the FinePix S8300 over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The FinePix S8300 has a pretty average weight (577 grams) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S8300.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S8300.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm s8000, fujifilm s8000s, fujifilm s8000se, fujifilm s8000ser, fujifilm s8000seri, fujifilm s8000serie, fujifilm s8000series
Barcodes 00074101020458, 04547410233728
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