• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1056.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S8400W advantages over Olympus SH-2

  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 240 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,056 mm vs 600 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Olympus SH-2 advantages over Fujifilm S8400W

  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 380 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    271g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.5 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    16 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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 Olympus SH-50

Fujifilm S8400W
Olympus SH-50
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Olympus SH-2
Olympus SH-50
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • RAW file ability
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm S8300

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S8300
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 1080p video
Olympus SH-2
Fujifilm S8300
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm S9200

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S9200
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
Olympus SH-2
Fujifilm S9200
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm S9400W

Fujifilm S8400W
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
Olympus SH-2
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Thinner
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Fujifilm S8400W
Olympus SH-1
  • $239
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life
Olympus SH-2
Olympus SH-1
  • $499
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
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