Fujifilm FinePix S8650 vs Kodak Pixpro AZ251

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Fujifilm FinePix S8650
Kodak Pixpro AZ251

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot bigger optical zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has an optical zoom of 36x, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is only a 25x optical zoom digital camera (11x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Five times shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 4.5mm minimum focal length digital camera, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera (19.5mm longer).
A lot higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is only a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (3,200 lower).
£10 cheaper
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is £10 cheaper than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251.
More popular
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 6471 by sales volume in our digital cameras, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ranks No. 66712.
User reviews are better
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has an average user review score of 90%, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has an average rating of 84% (based on 91 reviews).
8 Reasons For
A bit more total megapixels Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a total megapixels of 16.44MP, but the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is only a 16MP digital camera (0.44MP less).
2x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a digital zoom of 4x, however the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is only a 2x digital zoom digital camera (2x smaller). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is 600mm maximum focal length. That's 438mm longer than the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 (600mm).
Smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is 80 minimum ISO speed, but the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 bigger).
22s longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is 30s maximum shutter speed, but the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is only an 8s maximum shutter speed digital camera (22s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Lighter Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 354g digital camera. That's 26g lighter than the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 (354g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Thirty more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is 280.00, but the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 only takes 250.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
A little less total megapixels Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a total megapixels of 16MP, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 16.44MP digital camera (0.44MP more).
2x smaller digital zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a digital zoom of 2x, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 4x digital zoom digital camera (2x bigger). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

3x shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 162mm. That's 438mm shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (600mm).
20% bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
Shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 8s, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (22s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Heavier Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 380g digital camera. That's 26g heavier than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (354g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Thirty less battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 takes 250.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 only takes 280.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the Fujifilm FinePix S8650, but 2 shops sell the Kodak Pixpro AZ251. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year older
The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is older than the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 by one year.
6 Reasons Against
A lot smaller optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has an optical zoom of 25x, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 36x optical zoom digital camera (11x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Vastly longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 24mm, however the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 4.5mm minimum focal length digital camera (19.5mm shorter).
Vastly lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 3,200, however the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (3,200 higher).
£10 more expensive
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 is more expensive than the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 by £10.
Worse selling
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ranks No. 66712 by sales volume, however the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 ranks No. 6471.
Lower user review Score
The Kodak Pixpro AZ251's average user rating is 84%, however the Fujifilm FinePix S8650's is 90% (based on 58 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

43 months Ago 31 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel
16MP 16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
BEST
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
BEST
 4:3
Image Formats Supported
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
 EXIF
 JPEG XR
BEST
Total Megapixels
16MP 16.44MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:9
 3:2
 4:3
 16:9
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White

Lens System

Optical Zoom
36x
BEST
25x
Digital Zoom
2x 4x
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number
2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
19 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
162mm 600mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
4.5mm
BEST
24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.5 - 162 4.3 - 107.5
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12/11
Combined Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 100x

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
BEST
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.03 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.6 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - ∞
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 shutter priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 64
 100
 400
 640
 6400
 80
 160
 200
 320
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 64
 100
 400
 640
 6400
 80
 160
 200
 320
 800
 1600
 3200
ISO Sensitivity (max)
6,400
BEST
3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
8s 30s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 4.2
Flash Range (wide)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 7.1

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Video Formats Supported
 AVI
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 MOV
 H.264
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution At Capture Speed
 320×240@30fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 AU
BEST
 PCM
 AU

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Display Resolution (numeric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 230,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Fine
 Fluorescent L
 Manual
 Cloudy
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Movie
 Auto
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Art
 Art
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
BEST
Camera Playback
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
380g 354g
BEST
Height
80.8mm 74.3mm
Depth
64.6mm 69.6mm
Width
121.3mm 115mm

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Alkaline
 Alkaline
BEST
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
250 shots 280 shots
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
 USB 2.0 ports quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
 HDMI ports quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB 2.0 x 1,mini-B USB x 1,HDMI (Mini Type C) x 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH)
121.3 x 64.6 x 80.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
4.5 - 162 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
8 secs - 1/2000th Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Connectors
 USB 2.0 connectors
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Out
 HDMI out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting
8 fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life
Approx. 250 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
View On TV
 View on TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
Resolution: 460000 dots,Approx. 97% frame coverage Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Pop-up
F-Number (relative Aperture)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2
Neck Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Neck strap
Audio Recording Formats
 PCM
 AU
 PCM
 AU
Auto Focus
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Cap Included
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
 USB port
Unknown - Click to provide data
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