FujiFilm S9800 Review

Overall Score

45

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 24-1200 mm (50x) F2.9-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 920k 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 S9800 Overview


First introduced in January, 2015, Fujifilm S9800 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Fujifilm S9800


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm S9800 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Articulating Screen
12800 Max Native ISO
Manual Exposure Mode
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
2.9 Lens at Wide
920k dot Viewfinder Resolution
Selfie Friendly Screen
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1700s
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.9
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1700s
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Low Battery Life: 300 shots
Type Scores

Fujifilm S9800 has an Overall Score of 45/100 and ranked #266 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #601 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Fujifilm S9800 Scores
Imaging score
22
Features score
52
Value for money score
62
Portability score
73
Overall score
45
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm S9800


Fujifilm S9800 weighs 670g and has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 116mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.57"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Fujifilm S9800 is 282 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S9800
670g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S9800
116mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm S9800 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm S9800

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight S9800 Dimensions S9800
Fujifilm FinePix S9200 Fujifilm S9200 670 g 670 g 123 x 87 x 116 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm S9900w Fujifilm S9900w 670 g 670 g 123 x 87 x 116 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Fujifilm S1 680 g 670 g 133 x 91 x 110 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix HS50 EXR Fujifilm HS50 EXR 808 g 670 g 135 x 101 x 146 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S9400W Fujifilm S9400W 670 g 670 g 123 x 87 x 116 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
Nikon Coolpix P600 Nikon P600 565 g 670 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 123 x 87 x 116 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm S9800


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model S9800
Announced January, 2015
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 7
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 920
Viewfinder Coverage 97%
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
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1700 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 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
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 300 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
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, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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