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Fujifilm S9800 Digital Camera

$242.11
Bridge Camera 16.2MP 50x Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
20 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

On average, S9800 owners rated this digital camera 82 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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


Design

Easy to Use

Four customers agreed that it was easy to use. Nigel wrote on Amazon two years ago “I get more fun from my S4500 as its quicker to use, ask me again in six months”. Lorraine Wilmot scored the product 7 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Easy to use, great zoom on it, so pleased with the photo's I've taken with it so far” in her review of the Fujifilm S9800. Dave mentioned on Amazon “Great camera and very easy to use”.

Good Product Quality

Three people wrote in their reviews that the Fujifilm S9800 was good quality. Last year Teebee mentioned on Amazon “Is a quality build”. Uncle Don Don gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in their Fujifilm S9800 review “Colour and quality is great”. Two years ago Martinr said on Amazon “It is very good I have just come back from Iceland with it and the pictures that I took are of good quality”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Nigel mentioned on Amazon two years ago “To be honest its a bit heavier and on zoom there is a lot of camera shake issues”. Teebee mentioned “Seems quite heavy”.

Heavy

With a weight of 577 grams, the Fujifilm S9800 is one of the heavier medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lightest digital camera that is a similar age to this camera is 20g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g.

Other 577g cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Fujifilm S9200 ($301.92) which has better reviews.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Nikon D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (560g), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (562g) which also has a higher rating.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person who reviewed the product thought it had an electronic viewfinder. Navanski wrote “He liked the fact that there is an EVF which most people find more convenient than the LCD screen”. One Fujifilm S9800 reviewer reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. Big John said in their review of this digital camera “An electronic view finder and a decent long zoom at an acceptable price” and scored the product 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Five customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good zoom. Teebee said on Amazon “It does shake a bit on full zoom” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Teebee also wrote “Excellent except at full zoom!” in their review. Teebee also wrote “It's fine on slightly less than full zoom” in their review.

One Fujifilm S9800 reviewer who bought it thought it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

Five Fujifilm S9800 reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Nigel wrote on Amazon “The pictures are as good when you get it focused” in his Fujifilm S9800 review and scored it 6 stars. Nigel also mentioned “First of all i must start by telling you why i bought this camera, I have had a finepix S4500 and love it ! Great pictures and it is aim” in his review. Last year Miss Tracy Leybourne scored it 7 stars and she said “She loves it, takes fantastic pictures, great price, would definitely recommend”.


Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.34x to 65x. The Fujifilm S9800 has a very big optical zoom (50 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 50x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm S9200 ($301.92).

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 18mm, the longest is 1,500mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 350mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,200 millimeter, the Fujifilm S9800 has one of the longest maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.9, the Fujifilm S9800 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras of this spec and age is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera the digital zooms range from 1x to 120x. The Fujifilm S9800 has a quite small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2x digital zoom cameras and we think the HS30, and the FinePix HS30EXR both from Fujifilm or the Nikon P510 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) (4x) which is also higher rated.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm S9800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix S9700 ($329.99), the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98), and the Sony NEX-3NL which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm S9800 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2432 x 2432, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080 and 1728 x 1728. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm S9800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S9700 ($329.99), and the P510 both from Nikon or the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm S9800 has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm S9800 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Fujifilm S9800 features histogram, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm S9800 has a hand strap. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm S9800 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Fujifilm S9800 features voice recording, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm S9800 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm S9800 is 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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Fujifilm camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm S9800 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

The worst video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Display

Very Narrow Field of View

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera have field of views of between 95% and 100%. At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm S9800 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Fujifilm S9800 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the FinePix F770EXR, or the HS30 both from Fujifilm or the Nikon S9300 which has better reviews.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Fujifilm camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04547410296488

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