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Fujifilm FinePix S8300

$199.99
A good value for money and fully featured 16 megapixel 42 times zoom factor camera
Bridge 16MP 42x Yes Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 Review

Representing average value for money and with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 number 369 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 42?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Heavy
Only supports an Auto ISO sensitivity

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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 Video Reviews


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

Fujifilm FinePix S8300 size in context

Fujifilm FinePix S8300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 10,990 owner and expert reviews (including 2,603 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Heavy

The average weight of cameras is 300g. The FinePix S8300 is quite heavy (577 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The FinePix S8300 has a quite big optical zoom (42 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The FinePix S8300 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Only Supports an Auto ISO Sensitivity

The number of ISO speeds supported by the FinePix S8300 is more than most cameras. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities Auto are also supported by this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the FinePix S8300 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the FinePix S8300 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix S8300 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Fujifilm camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 1840 and 2304 x 1728 and 1920 x 1080. Across all digital cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S8300 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera). This digital camera also support video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels and 320 x 120 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. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The smallest viewfinder screen size of cameras is 0.17" and the largest is 8". With a viewfinder screen size of only 0.2 inches, the FinePix S8300 has a fairly small viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix S8300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,008 millimeter, the Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The FinePix S8300 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was November 2013 when Fujifilm released the FinePix S8300.


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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm s8000series
Barcodes 00074101020458, 04547410233728

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