• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1056mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1200mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S8400W advantages over Fujifilm S9400W

Fujifilm S9400W advantages over Fujifilm S8400W

  • Less expensive
    $185 vs $225
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer battery life
    More info 500 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Newer
    15 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S8300

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S8300
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 1080p video
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S8300
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $293
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Fujifilm S8200

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S8200
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S8200
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $183
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Fujifilm S9900W

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S9800
  • $233
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • $283
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S9800
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wi-Fi
  • $283
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
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