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Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200

Portability
82
Imaging
33
Features
19
Overall
27
Fujifilm FinePix S1500 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix S8200 front
Portability
61
Imaging
40
Features
42
Overall
40

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Key Specs

Fujifilm S1500
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 33-396mm (F2.8-5.0) lens
  • 345g - 103 x 73 x 68mm
  • Introduced February 2009
Fujifilm S8200
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-960mm (F2.9-6.5) lens
  • 670g - 123 x 87 x 116mm
  • Released January 2013
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Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Overview

Here, we are contrasting the Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and both of them are manufactured by FujiFilm. There exists a big gap among the image resolutions of the Fujifilm S1500 (10MP) and Fujifilm S8200 (16MP) but both cameras provide the identical sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm S1500 was unveiled 4 years prior to the Fujifilm S8200 and that is a fairly big gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before delving straight to a thorough comparison, here is a short view of how the Fujifilm S1500 matches up against the Fujifilm S8200 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm S1500 over the Fujifilm S8200

 Fujifilm S1500 Fujifilm S8200 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm S8200 over the Fujifilm S1500

 Fujifilm S8200 Fujifilm S1500 
ReleasedJanuary 2013February 2009Fresher by 47 months
Focus manually More precise focus
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution460k230kSharper display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200

 Fujifilm S1500 Fujifilm S8200 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch display Neither offers Touch display

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to carry your camera often, you're going to have to think about its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm S1500 offers outside measurements of 103mm x 73mm x 68mm (4.1" x 2.9" x 2.7") along with a weight of 345 grams (0.76 lbs) and the Fujifilm S8200 has measurements of 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6") and a weight of 670 grams (1.48 lbs).

See the Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200 in the latest Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are using at that time. The following is a front view measurement comparison of the Fujifilm S1500 against the Fujifilm S8200.

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200 is 82 and 61 respectively.

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it's difficult to visualize the gap in sensor sizing simply by researching specifications. The graphic here will offer you a better sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200.

To sum up, both of those cameras feature the identical sensor size but different resolution. You should anticipate the Fujifilm S8200 to provide you with greater detail having an extra 6MP. Greater resolution will also let you crop images way more aggressively. The older Fujifilm S1500 will be disadvantaged in sensor technology.

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm S1500
Portrait photography with Fujifilm S8200
19
no manual focus
can't use external flash
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
40
manual focus
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
no external flash support
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm S1500 Street photography factors
Fujifilm S8200 Street photography factors
51
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
41
image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
more heavy than average in class (670g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm S1500 Sports photography features
Fujifilm S8200 Sports photography features
26
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
50
incredible zoom range (24-960mm 40.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16MP)
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm S1500 Travel photography details
Fujifilm S8200 Travel photography details
50
has built in flash
great zoom (396mm)
does not have Time Lapse function
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
wide angle not good (33mm)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
52
MP count decent (16MP)
built-in flash
pretty wide (24mm)
very long zoom (960mm)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
more heavy than average in class (670g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Fujifilm S1500
Landscape photography with Fujifilm S8200
26
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no manual focus
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (33mm)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
screen is somewhat small (2.7")
megapixel count low (10MP)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
does not have Time Lapse function
47
manual focus
pretty wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.9)
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm S1500 Vlogging advice
Fujifilm S8200 Vlogging advice
23
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
wide angle not good (33mm)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (640 x 480 resolution)
does not have external mic port
24
pretty wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.9)
screen isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have external microphone support
more heavy than average in class (670g)
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Fujifilm S1500 vs Fujifilm S8200 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm S1500 and Fujifilm S8200
 Fujifilm FinePix S1500Fujifilm FinePix S8200
General Information
Make FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model Fujifilm FinePix S1500 Fujifilm FinePix S8200
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2009-02-17 2013-01-07
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 3:2 -
Maximum resolution 3648 x 2736 4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 6400 12800
Minimum native ISO 64 64
RAW files
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 33-396mm (12.0x) 24-960mm (40.0x)
Highest aperture f/2.8-5.0 f/2.9-6.5
Macro focus distance 2cm 0cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 230 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Screen tech - TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 200 thousand dots
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8 seconds 8 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/1700 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 1.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 8.70 m (Auto ISO) -
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction -
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 320 x 120 (480 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Microphone support
Headphone support
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 345 grams (0.76 lbs) 670 grams (1.48 lbs)
Physical dimensions 103 x 73 x 68mm (4.1" x 2.9" x 2.7") 123 x 87 x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 model 4 x AA 4 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage type - SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots One One
Cost at launch $200 $450