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76

Overall Score

Fujifilm S9800

£169.00
A good value for money and highly rated bridge camera, great for wildlife photography
Bridge 16.2MP 50x Yes Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Fujifilm S9800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm S9800 number 53 across all digital cameras.
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, is easy to use and good lens quality.
This Fujifilm digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Heavy
Very small viewfinder screen size

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the S9800 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 30 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 20 in sports photography cameras, but average for portrait photography, ranking number 86 in portrait photography cameras.
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Fujifilm S9800 Video Reviews


How Big is the Fujifilm S9800?

The Fujifilm S9800 is 122.6mm wide and 86.9mm tall. It is 116.2mm deep and weighs 577g.

Fujifilm S9800 front dimensions

Fujifilm S9800 size in context

Fujifilm S9800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 18 user reviews this Fujifilm digital camera has an average user rating of 82 out of 100. 12 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six people who purchased the product thought it was good value for money.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 11,158 user and expert reviews (including 2,689 verified purchases) for Fujifilm digital cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has very good reviews. We also found that Fujifilm has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Two owners thought the Fujifilm S9800 was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people agreed that the Fujifilm S9800 had a good zoom.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £169.00 it is cheaper than 74% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm S9800 and the United Kingdom price of £169.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $242.11 (£314.62).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Fujifilm S9800's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm S9800's optical zoom of 50x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm S9800 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm S9800's minimum aperture number of 2.9 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm S9800 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Heavy

The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The Fujifilm S9800's weight of 577g is in the heaviest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Fujifilm S9800's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The Fujifilm S9800's viewfinder screen size of only 0.2" is in the smallest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest viewfinder screen size of digital cameras is 0.17", the largest is 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.41".

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Fujifilm S9800's field of view of only 97% is in the narrowest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average field of view of all cameras is 100%, with the narrowest being 1.5% and the widest being 170%.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Fujifilm S9800 of 1,200mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|3264 x 1840|2304 x 1728|2304 x 1536|1728 x 1728|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm S9800 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Fujifilm S9800's digital zoom of only 2x is in the smallest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

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