• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 960.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S8200 advantages over Canon SX510 HS

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.9 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    960 mm vs 720 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX510 HS advantages over Fujifilm S8200

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    80 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    349g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX500

Fujifilm S8200
Canon SX500
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Canon SX510 HS
Canon SX500
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $296
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Fujifilm S8200
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
Canon SX510 HS
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Fujifilm S8200
Olympus SP-100
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon SX510 HS
Olympus SP-100
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $450
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon SX400 IS

Fujifilm S8200
Canon SX400 IS
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Canon SX510 HS
Canon SX400 IS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Fujifilm S8200
Fujifilm S9800
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon SX510 HS
Fujifilm S9800
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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