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Fujifilm S6800
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Fujifilm S6800 Digital Camera

16.2MP 30x CMOS Feb 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
30x Optical Zoom(24mm-720mm) And Powerful Optical Image Stabilization- Capable of super-macro image at ranges as close as 2cm.- Sensor shift image stabilization ensures that even hand-held shots... More
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24 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 15 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is 80 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Some Fujifilm S6800 owners who bought the product concluded that it had a good zoom. Artemis rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Super zoom, panorama, burst mode, high speed are all extras” in their review. Three years ago Richard Bell he said in his review of the Fujifilm S6800 “I've enjoyed using the 30x zoom and the macro for bird, flower”.

Several people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Artemis rated it as very good and wrote in their review “Lens flares are superb - no readout lines, just great flares”. Richard Bell mentioned on Amazon “Which has an automatic lens cap so that I can't get confused”.

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Good Exposure Control

A few people concluded that the product had good exposure controls. Richard Bell gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “The hand grip makes it easy to hold.I've found the exposure compensation button useful for difficult lighting situations, such as photographing against the light.” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Brand

Fujifilm bridge camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all cameras Fujifilm is one of the superior manufacturers.

Easy to Use

One Fujifilm S6800 reviewer who bought the Fujifilm S6800 mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Richard Bell said on Amazon “As I understand it, this camera has only two aperture settings and you're expected to change exposure time” in his review.

Robust

One Fujifilm S6800 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. S. Carrier mentioned in their Fujifilm S6800 review on Amazon three years ago “Apart from batters we find it a good solid camera, clear photos, good zoom, just wish it had spare lens cover” and gave it a very good rating.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm S6800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the S6800 also have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Fujifilm S6800 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price], or the Fujifilm S8200[plb_1565851_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Fujifilm S6800 has one of the higher megapixels (16.2 megapixels) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the S6800 is 16MP.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16.2MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the S8200[pl_1565851_price], or the FinePix S8500[pl_1565844_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony HX100V[plb_613234_price].

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price] (16.4MP), or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] (18.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S6800 only have between one and three number of batteries supporteds, however the Fujifilm S6800 has four number of batteries supporteds.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800. Digital cameras of this age and type have motion JPEG frame rates of between 24fps and 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 39fps.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that are a comparable age to the S6800. The white balances "Custom modes", "Fine", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm S6800 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Fujifilm camera have still image resolution(s)s of 2304 x 1728, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the S6800. The photo effectss "Negative film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Fujifilm S6800 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S6800 is 1,600 and the highest is 26,000.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm S6800 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of this age and spec. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also support video resolutionss 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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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 bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm S6800 has a TFT display which is better than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. 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.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all cameras of this type and age.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of power sources than most cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the S6800.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 64, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the S6800. The ISO sensitivity (min)s of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 64 to 400.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was not good quality. Three years ago Jacko7542 said in their Fujifilm S6800 review “The picture quality is poor and it's far too complicated”. Steve said in his review on Amazon “Not very well made and I am expecting it to break again”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Richard Bell mentioned in his Fujifilm S6800 review “The lens makes it a rather chunky camera”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800 do not support video capability. The Fujifilm S6800 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], or the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the S6800, the Fujifilm S6800 does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm S6800 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Sony HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Pentax X-5[plb_1456635_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Fujifilm S6800 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the S6800 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price] both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm S6800 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price] both from Sony or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Fujifilm S6800 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the S6800 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800. The average digital zoom of cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800 is 13x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the S8200[pl_1565851_price], the X-S1[pl_1367948_price], or the FinePix S8500[pl_1565844_price] all from Fujifilm.

If this Fujifilm digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (4x and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (4x and higher rated).

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S6800. The field of views of cameras of a similar type and age to the S6800 range from 95% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Auto" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras that are a similar age to the S6800. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of cameras of this type and age is 8GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 38GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 8 gigabytes, the Fujifilm S6800 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of supported image formats than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm S6800 has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.1) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum aperture numbers range from 2.6 to 19, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.5.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm S6800

Released Over Four Years Ago

Fujifilm released the S6800 over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the S6800.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], and the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this bridge camera camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2") which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the S6800.

There are a number of alternative 30x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price], or the Sony HX100V[plb_613234_price].

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Nikon L830[plb_2169291_price] (34x) which is also higher rated.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the P600[pl_2176383_price], and the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price] both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72[plb_1983697_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Samsung WB2200F[plb_2251598_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 430 grams, the Fujifilm S6800 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared this camera to all the other 430g cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX200[plb_1475281_price] is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price], and the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth looking at include the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price] (CCD), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ421[plb_2515884_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Victoria
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant camera very fast delivery and very happy with purchase thankyou.

I bought this camera recently from PC World for.

Bought this a couple of weeks ago. The picture quality is poor and it's far too complicated. Maybe Fuji should have concentrated more on the basic lens quality and less on the gimmicks. Would NOT... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2014 by Artemis

I will assume people know what they are looking for, and will concentrate on what is outstanding here. I have previously owned Fujifilm S5600, S2000HD.

You can lock focus when video... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Richard Bell "wildlife Illustrator"

I've enjoyed using the 30x zoom and the macro for bird, flower and insect photography. The lens makes it a rather chunky camera but the hand grip makes it easy to hold.
I've found the... Read more…

Reviewed 30 January 2014 by S. Carrier

We bought this camera last year. apart from batters we find it a good solid camera, clear photos, good zoom, just wish it had spare lens cover. would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed 21 November 2013 by Steve

Bought the camera but within 6 months the off/on button broke and it had to be returned to the manufacturer at my expense. Also, you have to consider the cost of the 4 batteries which need regular... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2013 by JEFFREY G.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this camera for wife to use on trip to Europe. used it for three weeks then had to send it in for warranty repair. good thing we had our old cannon for her to take...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm finepixs6800, fujifilm finepixs6800r, fujifilm finepixs6800b, fujifilm finepixs6800re, fujifilm finepixs6800bl, fujifilm finepixs6800red, fujifilm finepixs6800bla, fujifilm finepixs6800blac, fujifilm finepixs6800black
Barcodes 00074101021011, 00132017736426, 00163120832279, 00547410233995, 04547410233995
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