• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Fujifilm S6800 advantages over Canon 5D Mark IV

  • Less expensive
    $169* vs $3849
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Lighter weight
    523g vs 890g
    Lighter weight
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Canon 5D Mark IV advantages over Fujifilm S6800

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.36 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 900 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    75 mm vs 100 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    30.4 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter

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Review Excerpt

  • Superb image quality from RAW files; Improved dynamic range; Excellent high ISO performance; Fast 7fps burst rate with unlimited JPEG buffer; High-quality cinema 4K video; Built-in Wi-Fi; Dual Pixel CMOS AF is very good.

  • JPEG files look soft at default settings; 1/200s flash sync; 4K video codec is cumbersome; 29:59 continuous video recording limit.

The Competition

Compared to Canon 5D Mark III

Fujifilm S6800
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2850
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon 5D Mark IV
Canon 5D Mark III
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $2850
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon D810

Fujifilm S6800
Nikon D810
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon 5D Mark IV
Nikon D810
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $2797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Pentax X-5

Fujifilm S6800
Pentax X-5
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $187
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon 5D Mark IV
Pentax X-5
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $187
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic LZ30

Fujifilm S6800
Panasonic LZ30
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
Canon 5D Mark IV
Panasonic LZ30
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Fujifilm S4800

Fujifilm S6800
Fujifilm S4800
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Canon 5D Mark IV
Fujifilm S4800
  • $3099
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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