Fujifilm S8300 Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm FinePix S8300 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: S8300
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $309.95
Street Price: $239.98
Date Available: 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 23.6 oz (670 g)
Size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 4.6 in.
(123 x 87 x 116 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60i/30p)
640x480 (60i/30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
320x112 (480p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Fujinon Super EBC, 17 elements in 12 groups with aspherical and ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,008 mm
Zoom Ratio: 42.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.9 or f/8.4 (wide) / f/6.5 or f/7.6 or f/18.7 (tele) with ND filter
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2.0x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF: Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch, 200K-dot color LCD, ~97% coverage
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (400/800/1600), Equivalent to ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Adv. mode (Pro Low-Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Natural Light, HDR, Zoom Bracketing, Individual shutter 3D, Advanced Filters include: Toy Camera, Miniature, Pop Color, Cross Screen, Partial Color, Soft Focus), Panorama.
Self Timer: 2, 10, Auto seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: Wide : approx. 40cm - 7.0m / 1.3ft. - 22.9ft. Telephoto : approx. 2.5m - 3.6m / 8.2ft. - 11.8ft.
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound
Included Memory: 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI port
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 10.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 10
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Lithium or Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x Alkaline AAs
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 500 (NiMH AA)
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD movie 1080i/60fps with stereo sound, Advanced Filters, Manual exposure control (P/S/A/M modes), Dual zoom control.

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