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Fujifilm FinePix S8650 Digital Camera

£239.99
Bridge Camera 16MP 36x Nov 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
69 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Sixteen customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Marc Read wrote in his review of this digital camera “The option to over-ride the Auto setting, all at a bargain price”. Mr. K. Jury mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix S8650 review on expert review site Amazon “Value for money” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. John M said “Good value camera” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Owners have rated this Fujifilm digital camera on average 90%. Over 71% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 8,047 expert and owner reviews (including 1,137 verified purchases), Fujifilm has good reviews for its digital cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Mr. C. Hooley said on expert website Amazon “Easy to use, many uselul functuions”. In April last year Ms Elaine Anderson wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “I just love this camera, takes brilliant photos and easy to use”. Olafthegreat1 said this month “Easy to use takes great pictures” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

Six people who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Trevor Gibbs gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “Excellent good quality great price”. Zingabob wrote “The picture quality is very good for the price rang the camera is in” in their review of this digital camera. Phil K said on expert website Amazon “Picture quality good”.

Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good looking. John M wrote “This is a pretty reasonable general purpose camera” in his review of this digital camera. Phil K mentioned “A nice looking camera, not what I would call compact”. Cw wrote “Seems pretty foolproof and takes very sharp pictures” in their review of this digital camera.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Penny said in her review of this digital camera “Brilliant bells and whistles for the price”. S Scott wrote in their review of this digital camera “It takes brilliant pictures and has some great features on it (ie black & white except for red or blue etc)” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Good Quality Pictures

Twenty-one people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. Marc Read said “Some very clever software to make photo choices for you” in his review of this digital camera. He also wrote “Crisp pictures at good resolution” in his review. N Morin said on expert review site Amazon “Will not focus 50% of the time, when it does the pictures are good” however they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Fourteen customers wrote that the product had a good zoom. Two years ago Marc Read mentioned in his review of this digital camera “So why the four-star rating? One of the reasons you might be looking for a long zoom is to take pictures of wildlife, e.g”. Mr. K. Jury gave the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Excellent Camera, only little gripe is when you zoom in it takes a while to stabilize”. Marc Read also wrote “If you want a really nice, all-round, camera with a great zoom” in his review.

Two owners who purchased the product mentioned that it had a good lens. Zingabob wrote on expert review site Amazon “The various functions (fish eye lens etc) are easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Two people who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Mr. C. Hooley mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Good lens and great battery life”. Danny rated this digital camera 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “The batteries supplied were pretty terrible and only lasted a few hours, I'd recommend getting a good rechargeable battery set and using those”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was November 2014 when Fujifilm released the FinePix S8650.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners thought the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 was compact. Kindle Customer mentioned “It is nice and compact while still giving a 'big camera' feel” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Danny said “The compact size enables it to fit in your pocket nicely” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Anne Farrall gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert website 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”.

Two people agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Cw mentioned on expert website Amazon “Similar to previous reviews it is heavy on batteries”. Firth Froth said on expert review site Amazon “Heavy on the batteries” in their review of this digital camera.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 14x. With an optical zoom of 36 times zoom factor, the FinePix S8650 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

There are a number of other 36x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Olympus SP810-UZ.

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Picture Quality

16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 16MP cameras currently available including because of its better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 (£319.99).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers manufacturer p10nc13220a, fujifilm p10nc13220a, fujifilm p10nc13210a, fujifilm p10nc13230a, fuji p10nc13220a
Barcodes 04547410263060, 04547410263077, 04547410263084, 05054186391389, 05054186391419

Fujifilm FinePix S8650 Review Sources

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