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Fujifilm FinePix S8600 Digital Camera

$178.00
Bridge Camera 16MP 36x Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
User reviews are good
Does not have gps
Does not have good technical guidance
86 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 142 user reviews this camera has an average user rating of 83 out of 100. Over 77% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 71% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,671 expert and owner reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases) for Fujifilm digital cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Fujifilm has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The FinePix S8600 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Fujifilm released the FinePix S8600 in April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The lightest medium megapixel camera that has been available for a comparable time to this camera is 20g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g. With a weight of 380 grams, the FinePix S8600 is quite heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Samsung WB2100[plb_1495936_price] (503g), or the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price] (485g) which is also cheaper.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four customers who bought the product wrote that it did not have good technical guidance. Newegg.com wrote “GPS dongle are u serious Did someone actually buy this to install in their car and use solely as a GPS guide and not expect to need an Internet connection” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8600. Punkfairy wrote on Amazon “Delivery was quick, would be better if all the instructions were in English (for an English speaker - one thick booklet was all in German!” in their review of this digital camera however they scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Red wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It has no manual focus and no way to prevent it trying to re-focus on shutter press” and rated it 2 stars out of 5.


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Does Not Have Gps

Nineteen people said that it did not have gps. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “GPS issues from the start”. Newegg.com also wrote “Basically said the device is not a professional GPS device” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Take much longer than normal GPS enabled device” in their review.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it did not have a good signal strength. Five years ago Newegg.com mentioned “It seems to be on par with my EVO 3d phone for wifi signal strength, maybe 1 bar down”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Wifi - the signal strength is very poor compared with my laptop” in their review.

One person thought this digital camera did not have email functionality. Newegg.com wrote “The tablet locks up and reboots randomly while doing tasks as simple as writing an email, browsing the web, or reading Google Currents” in their review of this digital camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S8600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Fujifilm camera. This Fujifilm digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The FinePix S8600 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Good Flash

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash. Cd44 mentioned “I take pictures in low lit areas and it performs well without a flash” .

Good for Video Recording

Nine owners reckoned that it was good for video recording. Newegg.com said “Probably a large volume of movies”. Newegg.com also wrote “Fast and furious in games, movies and more” in their review. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com mentioned “Images and movies are saved on Secure Digital cards, including the higher-capacity SDHC” .

Able to Produce Good Images

Twenty people thought this digital camera was able to produce good images. Newegg.com mentioned “Just purely amazing, this is faster than my iPad, takes better pictures” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “The picture looks really good” in their review. Five years ago an anonymous author said in her review of this digital camera on Newegg.com “This thing does take great pictures and I have a Professional cammera” and gave this digital camera a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Four customers who bought the product agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Five years ago Newegg.com mentioned “The resolution is crystal clear”. Newegg.com also said “Sleek, fast, thin and a nice high resolution screen, although some have backlight bleed problems” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Wonderfully thin, Crisp and Vivid screen (no bleeding or dead pixels on mine” in their review.

One owner who bought the product reckoned that it was good in low light. Newegg.com mentioned “Good in Low Light” however despite that they scored it 1 stars out of 5.

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Good Autofocus

Eleven customers who bought the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 mentioned that it had a good zoom. Robert King said “Other than the zoom, I get far better pictures out of my Samsung Galaxy phone”. Philly wrote in their review of this digital camera two years ago “The zoom is great and backed up by the 2x digi zoom you can get really close sharp pictures”. Red mentioned on Amazon “The zoom works well”.

Two people considered that the product had a good image stabiliser. Robert King wrote in his review of this digital camera “It has a reasonable image stabilisation system”.

Two customers thought the product had a good autofocus. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fastaccurate auto-focus” . Robert King said “They are rarely quite in focus and the colours look flat” .

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Good Screen

Twenty-six owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Newegg.com wrote “The super IPS screen is quite nice” nonetheless they only scored it 1 stars out of 5. Newegg.com also mentioned “If you are in the mood for a bright and vivid display (Movies Games Pictures Web Browsing Everything) the feature” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Gorilla glass Screen clear and bright” in their review.


Design

Well Made

Six people who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Newegg.com wrote five years ago “I build computers for living” in their review of this digital camera. Newegg.com also said “Superb build quality and form factor, very thin, feel solid, better than ipa 2 or any other tablet” in their review. Mrs. Ca Ferguson said “Cracking camera, well worth the money with loads of additional features built in”.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was strong and durable. Newegg.com wrote “Light weight, Sturdy, great case, FAST, OH MY”.

One person who purchased it concluded that it was reliable. Two years ago Stacy P wrote “We are very disappointed after having such a good, reliable camera with the previous FinePix version” but in spite of that he rated the product 60 out of 100.

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Good Quality

Twelve owners who purchased the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 thought it was good quality. Five years ago Newegg.com said in their review of this digital camera “Good Image Quality” yet they only scored this digital camera 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “Slim, solid, quality build” in their review. Newegg.com also said “34 times camera is perfect and takes very good quality pics” in their review.

Easy to Use

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Newegg.com wrote five years ago “Speed, light weight, easy to use, zoom on video integrated into system”. Newegg.com also wrote “Fun to use” in their review. Kevin wrote in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Easy to use and takes great pictures”.

Four people mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Five years ago Newegg.com mentioned “Outdoor screen settings” in their review of this digital camera. Chichi mentioned two years ago “I tryed all settings and nothing special” but even so they only scored it 40 out of 100. 20 Cent said on Amazon “The controls and menu are easy to find ones way around so maybe I will experiment later” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who bought it thought it had a good interface. Newegg.com wrote “The interface and layout of the tablet are very user friendly”.

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Good Looking

Fifteen customers reckoned that the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 was good looking. Newegg.com wrote “Great display, light weight, good looking, fast” in their review of this digital camera. Newegg.com also mentioned “Love it fast so fast light so thin sexy wow I opened the package” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Incredibly fast, beautiful displayInsane for Gaming” in their review.

Five owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was smooth. Newegg.com mentioned “Smooth screen transition” in their review of this digital camera yet they rated it 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also said “Before running ICS it was super smooth” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Not quite as smooth as ipad 2 yet.” in their review.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was well designed. Newegg.com mentioned “Nice look of the design” in their review of this digital camera but they scored this digital camera 20 out of 100.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix S8600 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include a cheaper digital camera such as the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price].

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price].

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix S8600 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price] which is cheaper; or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The FinePix S8600 has one of the bigger optical zooms (36 times zoom factor) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The smallest optical zoom of cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera is 0.34x, the biggest is 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

If this digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro AZ421[plb_2515884_price] (42x and higher rated).

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 900 millimeters, the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (19) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has a very small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1x and the biggest is 120x.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro AZ421[plb_2515884_price] (4x and higher rated).

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Features

Good Features

Six customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Five years ago Newegg.com mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix S8600 review “Fastest Android tablet with all the bells and whistles”. Newegg.com also mentioned “The dock features a full QWERTY keyboard, fairly decent” in their review. Chichi said on Bhphotovideo.com “It has some nice features and takes 4aa battires” but even so they only scored it 40 out of 100.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One person who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of power usage. Newegg.com mentioned five years ago “Awesome screen resolution, quad-core nVidia w single core for power saving” but in spite of that they only rated it 1 stars out of 5.

Good Battery Life

Nine people wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Five years ago Newegg.com wrote in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 “1 GB of RAM make this tablet insanely fast, yet it still manages good battery life” but despite that they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “Open OS, gorgeous screen, fantastic battery life” in their review. Newegg.com also said “Very fast and smooth, long battery life, excellent design” in their review.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner said in their reviews that it was noisy.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung WB2100[plb_1495936_price] which is cheaper; or the Fujifilm S2980[plb_1469314_price], or the Olympus SZ-14[plb_1686232_price] which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm p10nc12690a, fujifilm p10nc12700a, fujifilm ffxs8600b, fujifilm 16407145, fujifilm fxs8600b
Barcodes 00000016407145, 00000016408967, 00012300171076, 00012301846355, 00012303266403, 00014445822899, 00074101023848, 00074101024920, 00115971572095, 00132018220559, 00163121441968, 00172304206683, 00182515096768, 00443761981476, 00572982534397, 00616348040068, 00617297070991, 00617407450279, 00642125205795, 00649906101284, 00741010238488, 00808112924067, 00809392593172, 00864531339165, 04547410262940, 04547410262957, 04547410262988, 04547410263015, 07350053452343, 07426900441416

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