FujiFilm FinePix S8300 Review

Overall Score

45

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-1008 mm (42x) F2.9-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 200k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 123 x 87 x 116 mm, 670g.
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Fujifilm FinePix S8300 Overview


First introduced in January, 2013, Fujifilm FinePix S8300 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Fujifilm S8300 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm S8300 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Fujifilm S8300 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Fujifilm S8300


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm FinePix S8300 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
12800 Max Native ISO
1/7000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
2.9 Lens at Wide
200k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Type Scores

Fujifilm FinePix S8300 has an Overall Score of 45/100 and ranked #260 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #633 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Fujifilm S8300 Scores
Imaging score
22
Features score
51
Value for money score
62
Portability score
73
Overall score
45
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm S8300


Fujifilm FinePix S8300 weighs 670g and has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 116 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.57"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Fujifilm S8300 is 278 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S8300
670g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S8300
116 mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm FinePix S8300 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm FinePix S8300

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight FinePix S8300 Dimensions FinePix S8300
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Sony H300 590 g 670 g 130 x 95 x 122 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Nikon Coolpix L830 Nikon L830 508 g 670 g 110 x 76 x 91 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon P530 494 g 670 g 123 x 84 x 98 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR Fujifilm HS35EXR 687 g 670 g 131 x 97 x 126 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S9200 Fujifilm S9200 670 g 670 g 123 x 87 x 116 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Fujifilm HS30EXR 687 g 670 g 131 x 97 x 126 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Panasonic FZ70 606 g 670 g 130 x 97 x 118 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 670 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm FinePix S8300


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model FinePix S8300
Announced January, 2013
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 0
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 200
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/7000 sec
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x3456
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 670 g
Physical Dimensions 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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