FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200

Portability
95
Imaging
36
Features
22
Overall
30
FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR front
 
Nikon Coolpix S8200 front
Portability
91
Imaging
40
Features
47
Overall
42

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Key Specs

FujiFilm Z700EXR
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Bump to 3200)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-175mm (F3.9-4.7) lens
  • 158g - 98 x 59 x 20mm
  • Revealed February 2010
  • Other Name is FinePix Z707EXR
Nikon S8200
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-350mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 213g - 104 x 59 x 33mm
  • Released August 2011
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FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Overview

On this page, we will be looking at the FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200, one is a Ultracompact and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom by brands FujiFilm and Nikon. There is a sizeable difference among the sensor resolutions of the Z700EXR (12MP) and S8200 (16MP) and the Z700EXR (1/2") and S8200 (1/2.3") provide totally different sensor sizing.

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The Z700EXR was brought out 18 months prior to the S8200 which makes them a generation away from each other. Each of these cameras have different body design with the FujiFilm Z700EXR being a Ultracompact camera and the Nikon S8200 being a Compact camera.

Before getting straight to a detailed comparison, here is a short summation of how the Z700EXR matches up versus the S8200 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm Z700EXR over the Nikon S8200

 Z700EXR S8200 
Screen dimensions3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Nikon S8200 over the FujiFilm Z700EXR

 S8200 Z700EXR 
ReleasedAugust 2011February 2010More modern by 18 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Screen resolution961k460kCrisper screen (+501k dot)

Common features in the FujiFilm Z700EXR and Nikon S8200

 Z700EXR S8200 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry around your camera regularly, you should consider its weight and size. The FujiFilm Z700EXR comes with external measurements of 98mm x 59mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.8") and a weight of 158 grams (0.35 lbs) whilst the Nikon S8200 has specifications of 104mm x 59mm x 33mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3") having a weight of 213 grams (0.47 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you choose at the time. Here is a front view dimensions comparison of the Z700EXR versus the S8200.

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability grade of the Z700EXR and S8200 is 95 and 91 respectively.

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it can be difficult to see the contrast in sensor sizes merely by seeing specs. The image underneath will give you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the Z700EXR and S8200.

As you can plainly see, both of these cameras have different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The Z700EXR because of its bigger sensor will make achieving shallow depth of field less difficult and the Nikon S8200 will provide more detail having its extra 4MP. Higher resolution can also enable you to crop shots a bit more aggressively. The more aged Z700EXR will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor technology.

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon S8200 as a Portrait photography camera
21
lack of manual focus
can't use external flash
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
small sensor (1/2")
doesn't have RAW format
41
manual focus
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
supports face detection focusing
no manual mode
cannot use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR Street photography highlights
Nikon S8200 Street photography highlights
60
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides focus via touch
no moving screen
small sensor (1/2")
doesn't have RAW format
more heavy than competition (158g)
65
has image stabilization (Optical)
boasts touch to focus
lighter than competition (213 grams)
fixed screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR Sports photography advice
Nikon S8200 Sports photography advice
25
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,000 seconds)
slow fps (2.0 fps)
no shutter priority mode
megapixel count low (12MP)
small sensor (1/2")
doesn't have phase detect AF
42
amazing zoom range (25-350mm 14.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
supports tracking autofocus
slow frames per second (6.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
bad battery pack (250 per charge)
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR Travel photography features
Nikon S8200 Travel photography features
55
provides focus via touch
built-in flash
missing Timelapse recording
more heavy than competition (158 grams)
megapixel count low (12MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not good (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
68
lighter than competition (213g)
boasts touch to focus
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
quite wide (25mm)
very long zoom (350mm)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
bad battery pack (250 CIPA)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR Landscape photography factors
Nikon S8200 Landscape photography factors
33
very good size screen (3.5 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
megapixel count low (12MP)
small sensor (1/2")
doesn't have RAW format
missing Timelapse recording
45
manual focus
quite wide (25mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
cannot swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
no manual mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
no RAW support
bad battery pack (250 shots)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm Z700EXR as a Vlogging camera
Nikon S8200 as a Vlogging camera
27
touchscreen enabled
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
wide angle not good (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
missing microphone support
more heavy than competition (158g)
34
quite wide (25mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than competition (213g)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
display isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have external microphone socket
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FujiFilm Z700EXR vs Nikon S8200 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm Z700EXR and Nikon S8200
 FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXRNikon Coolpix S8200
General Information
Make FujiFilm Nikon
Model FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Nikon Coolpix S8200
Other name FinePix Z707EXR -
Type Ultracompact Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2010-02-02 2011-08-24
Physical type Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR Expeed C2
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.4 x 4.8mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 30.7mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 1600 3200
Maximum enhanced ISO 3200 -
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 35-175mm (5.0x) 25-350mm (14.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.9-4.7 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focus range 9cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.6 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3.5 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 460k dots 961k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Display tech - TFT LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 secs 8 secs
Max shutter speed 1/1000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 2.0 frames/s 6.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 3.90 m -
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill, Slow Sync
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720p (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 158 grams (0.35 pounds) 213 grams (0.47 pounds)
Physical dimensions 98 x 59 x 20mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.8") 104 x 59 x 33mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 250 photos
Battery type - Battery Pack
Battery model NP-45A EN-EL12
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Couple, Group, Auto-shutter) Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots Single Single
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