Nine Fujifilm FinePix S8600 owners thought the product had a good zoom. 20 Cent said on Amazon “It has 50x zoom which I have used to good effect photographing ships at sea to see the detail later on my computer”. Philly wrote in their review of this digital cameras last year “The zoom is great and backed up by the 2x digi zoom you can get really close sharp pictures”. Punkfairy wrote on Amazon “Lightweight and the zoom is very good”.
Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens.
One person who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good autofocus. Robert King mentioned on Amazon “They are rarely quite in focus and the colours look flat” in his Fujifilm FinePix S8600 review although gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.
One Fujifilm FinePix S8600 owner wrote that it had a good image stabiliser. Robert King mentioned “It has a reasonable image stabilisation system” but in spite of that gave it a rating of 2 stars.