• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 900.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 750.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S8600 advantages over Canon SX700 HS

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    900 mm vs 750 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 410 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX700 HS advantages over Fujifilm S8600

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    34 mm vs 64 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    269g vs 450g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • 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
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung WB2100

Fujifilm S8600
Samsung WB2100
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX700 HS
Samsung WB2100
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • HDMI out
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon L820

Fujifilm S8600
Nikon L820
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More dots on screen
Canon SX700 HS
Nikon L820
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon L830

Fujifilm S8600
Nikon L830
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX700 HS
Nikon L830
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Fujifilm S8600
Panasonic ZS40
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon SX710 HS

Fujifilm S8600
Canon SX710 HS
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
Canon SX700 HS
Canon SX710 HS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
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