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Fujifilm S8600

$183.33
Fujifilm S8600
96
Reviews
247 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
98
Value for Money
Excellent
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A best selling and enormous optical zoom 380g camera, with a very good spec and an astoundingly cheap price.
36x 380g Bridge 16MP Jul 2014
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm S8600 number 4 across all digital cameras and number 206 in best selling cameras.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
83
Features
87
Popularity
98
Value for Money

88

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has very good user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras November 2018.
The S8600 has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Has a built-in flash
FUJINON 36x optical zoom (25 - 900mm) & super macro
Compact body with A 36x zoom
HD movie (720p / 30 fps)
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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

96
Reviews

Average Review Score

3.6 stars (59 reviews)

54%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
32 Reviews
4 Stars
17 Reviews
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What Are People Saying About the Fujifilm S8600?

Picture Quality
30
5
Lens System
17
11
Features
13
0
Ease of Use
21
0
Viewfinder / Screen
6
1
Price
14
1
Size and Weight
5
5
Video Capability
3
1
Design
8
0
Noise Level
1
5
Robustness
5
0
Support
4
0
Landscape Photography
1
0
More Than 10 People Thought the Fujifilm S8600 Was Priced Fairly
  • ... and also manual mode as the skills progress. The red looks good and was a better price. Get a good case, it'll be worth it...
    Rob - Amazon 30 Jan 2016
  • A very good little camera, with a lot of very useful programmes easy to use with very good results at avery good price...
    B - Amazon.co.uk 22 Jan 2015
  • ... Camera. A very good little camera, with a lot of very useful programmes easy to use with very good results at avery good price.
    B F Fuller - Amazon 22 Jan 2015
  • Excellent for the price. Excellent, small enough to fit in a pocket, powerful lens and functions, definitely worth the money, downside no eyeviewer which ...
    Graham George - Amazon 12 Apr 2014
  • One Person Thought it Was Solidly Made
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    One Person Thought the Fujifilm S8600 Did Not Have a Long Battery Life
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    The Majority of People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was compact and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    Compact
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... bridge camera as I wanted something convenient, easy to use but a bit more versatile than a compact. I was after something that could take some reasonable ...
    Robert - Amazon.co.uk 17 Aug 2014
  • ... bridge camera as I wanted something convenient, easy to use but a bit more versatile than a compact. I was after something that could take some reasonable ...
    Robert King "Studio 36" - Amazon 18 Aug 2014
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    Not Heavy and Bulky
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought This Digital Camera Was Well Designed

    Three people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was good-looking.

  • ... point where I sleep with it and the wife is on the sofa. It's nowhere near as pretty as the Sony DSCH400 and 13x short of zoom buts that's where the negatives ...
    Damien Cunningham - Amazon 16 Dec 2014
  • ... upgrade to a newer model for the improved zoom and video quality. The pictures look great, but we've had a number of problems with the camera itself - ...
    Stacy P - Amazon 24 Aug 2015
  • ... branded NiMh set fixed it. However - with that said, for more standard photography its pretty good. Has great video, very fast USB download, lots of rapid ...
    Red - Amazon 3 Aug 2015
  • Most People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 10 people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was very easy to use.

  • ... simple point and shoot machine with excellent results, you can't fail to be impressed with its ease of use and results. The lens was very responsive though ...
    Damien Cunningham - Amazon 16 Dec 2014
  • ... your choice. Thankfully Fuji have stuck with their successful easy to use menu screen which any new user will be proficient with in no time at all. The ...
    Damien Cunningham - Amazon 16 Dec 2014
  • Brilliant camera easy to use great photos. Also very quick service form supplier.
    J Etherton-scott - Amazon 1 Jul 2015
  • A very good little camera, with a lot of very useful programmes easy to use with very good results at avery good price...
    B - Amazon.co.uk 22 Jan 2015
  • Many People Thought it Had Well Executed Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 had good features.

  • ... the money with loads of ... Cracking camera ,well worth the money with loads of additional features built in ,.
    Mrs. Ca Ferguson - Amazon 11 Feb 2015
  • ... at sea to see the detail later on my computer. It has a lot of features that I don't expect to ever use but the controls and menu are easy to find ones ...
    20 Cent - Amazon 17 Feb 2015
  • ... freshman) it provides her all the functionality and many special features found on more expensive DSLR, at an affordable cost. The 36x optical zoom lens ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jan 2016
  • ... now and I have a love hate relationship with it. Its a good price and lots of features. But I wanted the zoom for wildlife. The zoom works well. In fact ...
    Red - Amazon 3 Aug 2015
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Two People Thought it Was Not OK When it Came to Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was noisy.

  • ... eyeviewer which means you sometimes can't support the camera properly also zoom is noisy and microphone picks up noise during video clips also is sometimes ...
    Graham George - Amazon 12 Apr 2014
  • ... find an image but that may well be my lack of skill. Also when using zoom during video is noisy but the video quality is very good and I found the sound ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 8 Jul 2017
  • Over 10 People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    Several people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 had a good zoom and lens.

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    Has a Good Zoom
    10 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... are plenty of options for 'lens' effects etc once familiar with menu, intelligent zoom and so on . To be honest I am still learning.....(found good info ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 8 Jul 2017
  • ... good price and lots of features. But I wanted the zoom for wildlife. The zoom works well. In fact its quite amazing - as is the macro. But it has a focus ...
    Red - Amazon 3 Aug 2015
  • ... is of a reasonable build quality. The camera isn't too heavy. It has an impressive zoom range. It has a reasonable image stabilisation system. Bad points: ...
    Robert - Amazon.co.uk 17 Aug 2014
  • ... reasonable build quality.
    The camera isn’t too heavy.
    It has an impressive zoom range.
    It has a reasonable image stabilisation system.
    Robert King "Studio 36" - Amazon 18 Aug 2014
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has a Good Lens
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought the Fujifilm S8600 Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Two people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 had a good screen.

  • ... Very happy with purchase. two negatives a. No viewfinder only screen difficult in strong sunlight hence 4 star and not 5 b.Lens cover a push fit.. Too ...
    Pmc - Amazon.co.uk 26 Aug 2015
  • ... your choice. Thankfully Fuji have stuck with their successful easy to use menu screen which any new user will be proficient with in no time at all. The ...
    Damien Cunningham - Amazon 16 Dec 2014
  • The Majority of People Thought it Produced Good Quality Pictures

    More than 10 people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was able to produce good images.

  • Five Stars. Great camera takes lovely pictures, just what I wanted...
    David - Amazon 30 Oct 2014
  • Five Stars. Great camera takes lovely pictures, just what I wanted.
    David "sugar" - Amazon 30 Oct 2014
  • The camera is good, it takes good pictures. Alkaline batteries do not last long if I use the zoom.
    Christos Kemitzis - Amazon 16 Sep 2015
  • ... been a total waste of money. Other than the zoom, I get far better pictures out of my Samsung Galaxy phone.
    Won’t be buying a FujiFilm camera ...
    Robert King "Studio 36" - Amazon 18 Aug 2014
  • Three People Thought it Took Good Videos

    Three people thought that the Fujifilm S8600 was good for video recording.

  • Images and movies are saved on Secure Digital cards, including the higher-capacity SDHC and SDXC types. Connectivity includes an Mini (Type C) HDMI high-definition ...
    Imaging Resource.com 4 Feb 2014
  • ... it. However - with that said, for more standard photography its pretty good. Has great video, very fast USB download, lots of rapid shoot options etc. ...
    Red - Amazon 3 Aug 2015
  • ... lack of skill. Also when using zoom during video is noisy but the video quality is very good and I found the sound good too in general. All in all the ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 8 Jul 2017
  • One Person Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos
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    How Good Are Fujifilm Cameras?

    83
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Average optical zoom
    Average minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Has a built-in flash
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Longer than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Average megapixels
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Average display diagonal
    Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    Longer than average camera shutter speed
    Heavier than average
    Smaller than average digital zoom

    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of people thought it was good in terms of size
    Four people thought this digital camera was well designed
    Most people thought it was easy to use
    Many people thought it had well executed technical features
    Over 10 people thought it had a lens that was good
    Two people thought the Fujifilm S8600 had a good screen or viewfinder
    The majority of people thought it produced good quality pictures
    Three people thought it took good videos
    Two people thought it was not OK when it came to noise level
    Average Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Fujifilm S8600 of 16MP is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 47% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

    What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
    Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. §.

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    Average Optical Zoom

    The Fujifilm S8600's optical zoom of 36x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 93% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Fujifilm S8600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm S8600 of 2.9 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 39% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

    What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Fujifilm S8600 has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of cameras.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Fujifilm S8600's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    Longer Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

    Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0089s. The camera shutter speed of the Fujifilm S8600 of 0.0005s is longer than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Fujifilm S8600 has a built-in flash. 67% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Heavier Than Average

    The Fujifilm S8600's weight of 380g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 30% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g.

    What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
    Average Display Diagonal
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    The Fujifilm S8600's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

    The Fujifilm S8600's digital zoom of only 2x is in the smallest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 9.6x.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm S8600 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This camera also supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 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).

    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).

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    Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Fujifilm S8600's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 900mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The Fujifilm S8600's maximum aperture number of 19 is in the largest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Fujifilm S8600 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 4 out of 490 digital cameras.
    98
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Fujifilm S8600 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money

    What the Reviews Say

    More than 10 people thought the Fujifilm S8600 was priced fairly
    3.6 Stars

    54%

    54%

    54% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Picture Quality
    30
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    Lens System
    17
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    Features
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    Ease of Use
    21
    0
    Viewfinder / Screen
    6
    1
    Price
    14
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    Size and Weight
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    Video Capability
    3
    1
    Design
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    Noise Level
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    Support
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    Fujifilm S8600 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Aspherical Lens
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    Super Macro Focusing Range
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    USB Version
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    White Balance
    Self-Timer Delay
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Camera Playback
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    AC Adapter Included
    Batteries Included
    Other Features
    Built-in Flash

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    fujifilm p10nc12690a, fujifilm p10nc12700a, fujifilm p10nc12680a, fujifilm s8600, fujifilm 16mp

    Barcodes

    00074101023848, 00115971572095, 00132018220559, 00163121441968, 00172304206683, 00182515096768, 00443761981476, 00572982534397, 00617407450279, 00741010238488, 00808112924067, 00809392593172, 00864531339165, 04547410262957, 04547410262988, 04547410263015, 07350053452343, 07350053463899, 07426900441416

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