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Fujifilm FinePix S8650 Digital Camera

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Bridge Camera 16MP 36x Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 118 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Some Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. Cw wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review on Amazon two years ago “Seems pretty foolproof and takes very sharp pictures”. Drambeg rated the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 5 stars and wrote “Easy to use with lots of functions” in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review. Firth Froth mentioned in January last year “Very easy to use” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 and gave the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 a score of 4 stars.

One customer thought the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 was easy to setup. Two years ago Chunky Monkey said “Easy to set up and use” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 was easy to use the menus. Chunky Monkey mentioned two years ago “Shoot or use one of a myriad of advanced settings” in their review of this digital camera.

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Kindle Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Is easy to hold and grip in one hand” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Quality Lens

Several Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owners who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 concluded that it had a good zoom. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 “This camera is really bloody good! It has a brilliant zoom! Best Feature”. Chunky Monkey gave the product an excellent rating and wrote on Amazon “The zoom is great and, even at full zoom”. Danny wrote in his review of this digital camera “A great value camera with an excellent zoom” .

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Rino mentioned on Amazon “The zoom is good and optical stabilizer decent enough” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650.

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owner who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good lens. Two years ago Zingabob said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The various functions (fish eye lens etc) are easy to use”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers who bought it thought it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Super Macro setting! I've taken so really clear and rad photos with this setting! A not so good feature” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650. Annabelle wrote in her review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 “Clear sharp photos”. Chunky Monkey mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review on Amazon “The pics come out nice and clear” and rated the product as very good.

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had a good image sensor. John M he wrote in his Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review in January last year “There are cameras with a more powerful zoom and a better sensor”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people agreed that this digital camera was good quality. Anne Farrall wrote in her review “Great quality photos, very happy with the purchase” . Gail Barton wrote “When you can get a photo in focus then the quality is OK” in his review of this digital camera however he gave this digital camera a score of 40 out of 100. James G. wrote “Good quality pictures with good close up options” in his review and scored this digital camera very highly.

Reasonably Priced

Sixteen Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Anne Farrall mentioned “Unbeatable value” in her review of this digital camera. B.h.t gave it a very good rating and mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic buy for the money”. Cw mentioned “Very good camera for the price”.

A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Marc Read said on Amazon “The option to over-ride the Auto setting, all at a bargain price” in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 and scored it 4 stars. In the same month Zaphod5 wrote “I ended up buying one of the forerunners of the S8650 at a bargain price for myself”.

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Good Size

A few Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Two years ago Anne Farrall mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic little camera - compact enough to pop into a bag, great for my recent holiday photos as I didn't have to lug my DSLR camera” in her Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review. Danny wrote on Amazon “The compact size enables it to fit in your pocket nicely” in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650. Kindle Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “It is nice and compact while still giving a 'big camera' feel”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Stuart Parnell said in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 two years ago “It is lightweight and does all I need, cannot wait to use it at a wedding in a couple of weeks”.

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewer considered that it was heavy and bulky. Zaphod5 wrote two years ago “So I will add the S8650 if not in a bulky case will comfortably fit in spaces some other bridge cameras won't”.

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Nice Design

A few customers considered that it was good looking. Last year John M said “This is a pretty reasonable general purpose camera”. Phil K said in his review “A nice looking camera, not what I would call compact”. One customer concluded that the product was a good design. Sacred Sparta. mentioned on Amazon “Love it, simple and easy, that's good design” in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review.

Good Technical Features

Some Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewers mentioned that it had good features. Penny gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and she said two years ago “Brilliant bells and whistles for the price”. S Scott said on Amazon “Has some great features on it (ie black & white except for red or blue etc)”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person considered that it had a good screen. Danny mentioned on Amazon “Other than the problem mentioned above, my only real problem with the camera is the screen” and gave it a very good rating. One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owner thought it had a good viewfinder. T-Rex mentioned “Miss not having a view finder otherwise its a good purchase” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Fujifilm Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Bridge cameras built by Fujifilm have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just bridge cameras) and found that Fujifilm also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Battery Life

One person wrote that the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 had a good battery life. Two years ago Danny scored it very highly and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Only lasted a few hours, I'd recommend getting a good rechargeable battery set and using those”.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S8650 which do not support video capability, the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 supports video capability.

Other digital cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper cameras such as the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price], or the S2980[pl_1469314_price] both from Fujifilm.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support video capability including the Kodak Pixpro AZ251[plb_2452647_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S8650.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix S4200[plb_1353343_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Nikon 820[plb_2153075_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix S8650, the FinePix S8650 has an image stabilizer.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix S4200[plb_1353343_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer which you might also want to look at including the Nikon 820[plb_2153075_price].

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Light

Cameras of this type and age have weights of between 120g and 910g, and the average weight is 500g. The Fujifilm FinePix S8650 is one of the lighter cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S8650 (only 380 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (349g and higher rated); or the Fujifilm S2980[plb_1469314_price] (437g and cheaper).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S8650 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix S8650 video resolutionss range from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on bridge cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S8650 have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 4.5mm and 28mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 4.5 millimeters, the FinePix S8650 has one of the shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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14 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 owner considered that this digital camera was not noisy. John B said in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 on Amazon “Slower response than expected, noisy when lens zooms”.

Not Robust

One Fujifilm FinePix S8650 reviewer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was not easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review on Amazon “Can cause some unhelpful scratches.”.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The FinePix S8650 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The FinePix S8650 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price].

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Not 3D

The FinePix S8650 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix S8650 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Nikon 820[plb_2153075_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The FinePix S8650 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix S8650 are not waterproof. The FinePix S8650 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S8650 range from 2x to 210x, and the average digital zoom is 13x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix S8650 is 6.6. At only 2.9, the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S8650.

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Only Has Eight White Balances

The FinePix S8650 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found white balance is Auto, but this white balance is not found on this camera. The white balances shade, fine, Automatic scene recognition, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm white), Fluorescent light (Cool white), Incandescent light and Custom are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Only 250 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The FinePix S8650 is a camera that takes 250 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The FinePix S8650 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 162 millimeters) compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix S8650. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago is 750mm.

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Only Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the FinePix S8650 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a shutter priority light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S8650. The light exposure modess "manual" and "Programmed AE" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 19, the FinePix S8650 has one of the largest minimum aperture numbers amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S8650 the minimum aperture numbers range from 2.6 to 19, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.5.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8650

Released Over Three Years Ago

This bridge camera camera was released over three years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

The FinePix S8650 has a relatively standard optical zoom (36 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S8650.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an sd|sdhc|sdxc compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this age and spec. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix S4200[plb_1353343_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper); or the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel

The FinePix S8650 has a relatively standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Battery Technology
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Interface
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
USB Connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed
USB 2.0 Connectors
HDMI Out
Aspect Ratio
Technical Details
Continuous Shooting
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Display Diagonal
Battery Life
View On TV
Other Features
Audio Recording Formats
Auto Focus
Lens Cap Included
USB Port

User Reviews

(58)
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by GRAHAM CHADWICK
(Verified Purchase)

Great value and excellent service. Very satisfied...

Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Firth Froth
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent but heavy on the batteries. very easy to use.

Reviewed 12 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with camera.Just what I have been looking for.

(Verified Purchase)

Camera arrived promptly and well packaged. it had been accurately described and I was well pleased with the product...

(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful camera no faults with it at all would recomend it to anyone but it lost 2 stars because when I got it I saw on Amazon the price to £99.98 so be carefu...

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Ms Elaine Anderson
(Verified Purchase)

I just love this camera, takes brilliant photos and easy to use.

Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Andrew proctor
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Really good camera and quick delivery...

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Mr. T. Delaney
(Verified Purchase)

Very good...

Reviewed 21 May 2016 by Annabelle
(Verified Purchase)

Love love love this camera, am still figuring out all the features, as I am a bit of a technophobe. Clear sharp photos, and quite user friendly. Would definitely recommend this camera.

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This camera is really bloody good! It has a brilliant zoom! Best Feature: Super Macro setting! I've taken so really clear and rad photos with this setting! A not so good feature: The lens cap does... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers fuji p10nc13220, fuji p10nc13220a, fujifilm p10nc13230, fujifilm p10nc13220, fujifilm p10nc13230a, fujifilm p10nc13220a, manufacturer p10nc13220, manufacturer p10nc13220a
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