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Fuji S8200 review

A mid-priced shooter with a whole lot of reach

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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The Toy Camera filter mode acts predictably, boosting saturation and darkening the edges.

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The flowers here are clearly in focus and the background is nicely blurred. Shadow detail is retained while keeping white tones true to life.

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

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Foreground detail is crisp, while the rest of the flower blends nicely into the background.

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If you've got a steady hand, the Fuji S8200's impressive zoom can capture even distant moving objects.

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While you can focus crisply at the long range of the lens, background objects can appear a little flat.

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Even on this complexly-lit birdhouse, the camera manages to maintain good shadow detail while avoiding blowing out highlights.

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Even with this complex and busy subject, a good range of detail is visible at both the centre and sides of the frame.

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Colour reproduction is vivid and clear in both high and low light areas of this image.

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While capable of attractive depth of field, the camera's sensor struggles to evenly balance lighting on bright subjects.

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Well lit subjects are clear and bright, with good colour reproduction.

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Detail is good across the entire frame, with very little chromatic aberration.

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The Fuji S8200's impressive zoom range enables you to get up close and personal without spooking wild animals.

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The 40x zoom offers a jaw-dropping range of view, from ultra wide to very, very close. That said, you can expect to lose a little definition the further you zoom in.

Tech Specs

Product TypeBridge Camera
Battery Size SupportedAA
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution16.2 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyFinePix S
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom40x
Digital Zoom2x
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Blink Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)577 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height86.9 mm
Width122.6 mm
Depth116.2 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length4.30 mm to 172.20 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, MPO
External FlashNo
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelS8200
Product NameFinePix S8200 Bridge Camera
Product LineFinePix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberP10NC09550A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information

The FinePix S8200 has a massive 40x FUJINON optical zoom, a 24mm wide angle lens and a 16 megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor. With features such as Full HD video recording, 10fps continuous shooting, a built-in electronic viewfinder and 6 different artistic effects, users are guaranteed to get great results!

Package Contents
  • FinePix S8200 Bridge Camera
  • 4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Cord
  • CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual
Limited Warranty1 Year