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Fujifilm FinePix S8300

71

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Fujifilm FinePix S8300

$299.00
$199.99 $99 cheaper than 17 days ago
Fujifilm FinePix S8300
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Bridge 16MP 42x Yes Nov 2013
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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 number 269 in best selling cameras and number 626 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Good
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Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
40x optical zoom(24mm-960mm) and powerful optical image stabilization
16M BSI-CMOS high image quality and fast autofocus, quick response
FULL HD MOVIE with stereo sound (1080i/60fps)
High performance shooting function
Easy upload and searching
Heavier than average
Smaller than average digital zoom

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Fujifilm FinePix S8300?

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300 is 122.6mm wide and 86.9mm tall. It is 116.2mm deep and weighs 577g.

Fujifilm FinePix S8300 front dimensions
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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 71% of cameras, it has mediocre features and at $199.99 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the FinePix S8300 of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The FinePix S8300's optical zoom of 42x is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 of 2.9 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix S8300 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

The FinePix S8300's weight of 577g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The FinePix S8300 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm FinePix S8300's maximum aperture number of only 6.5 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The FinePix S8300's digital zoom of only 2x is smaller than 98% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The FinePix S8300's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the FinePix S8300 of only 24mm is in the shortest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix S8300 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the FinePix S8300 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 33% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm s8000series

Barcodes:

00074101020458, 04547410233728

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