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Fujifilm S8500

72

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Fujifilm S8500

$529.99
Fujifilm S8500
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Fujifilm S8500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Fujifilm S8500 number 572 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
163 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 163 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Fujifilm 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
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

67
Portrait Photography
Good
56
Landscape Photography
Average
44
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
71
Sports Photography
Very Good
89
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Fujifilm S8500 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm S8500?

The Fujifilm S8500 is 122.6mm wide and 86.9mm tall. It is 116.2mm deep and weighs 577g.

Fujifilm S8500 front dimensions
Fujifilm S8500 size in context

Fujifilm S8500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Fujifilm S8500's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm S8500 of 46x is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm S8500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm S8500 of 2.9 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 30% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Fujifilm S8500's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 34% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm S8500 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Fujifilm S8500 of 577g is in the heaviest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm S8500 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm S8500 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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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Features Smile Detection

The Fujifilm S8500 features smile detection, unlike 89% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm S8500 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Fujifilm S8500 of only 2x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 92% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Fujifilm S8500 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 87% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm S8500's maximum aperture number of 6.5 is larger than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Fujifilm S8500 of only 97% is narrower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is narrower than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have field of views of between 92% and 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm s8500black

Barcodes:

00547410243161, 04547410243161

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