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Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800

Portability
95
Imaging
40
Features
40
Overall
40
Fujifilm FinePix T550 front
 
Fujifilm S9800 front
Portability
61
Imaging
41
Features
46
Overall
43

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Key Specs

Fujifilm T550
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-288mm (F) lens
  • 136g - 99 x 57 x 26mm
  • Announced January 2013
Fujifilm S9800
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-1200mm (F2.9-6.5) lens
  • 670g - 123 x 87 x 116mm
  • Announced January 2015
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Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Overview

Lets take a closer look at the Fujifilm T550 and Fujifilm S9800, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and both of them are manufactured by FujiFilm. The sensor resolution of the Fujifilm T550 (16MP) and the Fujifilm S9800 (16MP) is fairly comparable and both cameras provide the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The Fujifilm T550 was launched 24 months earlier than the Fujifilm S9800 making them a generation apart from each other. Both the cameras feature different body design with the Fujifilm T550 being a Compact camera and the Fujifilm S9800 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before we go into a thorough comparison, here is a brief synopsis of how the Fujifilm T550 matches up versus the Fujifilm S9800 for portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm T550 over the Fujifilm S9800

 Fujifilm T550 Fujifilm S9800 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm S9800 over the Fujifilm T550

 Fujifilm S9800 Fujifilm T550 
AnnouncedJanuary 2015January 2013Fresher by 24 months
Display resolution460k230kSharper display (+230k dot)
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Common features in the Fujifilm T550 and Fujifilm S9800

 Fujifilm T550 Fujifilm S9800 
Manual focus Lack of manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display size3"3"Same display sizing
Touch display Lack of Touch display

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is planning to carry your camera often, you'll have to consider its weight and size. The Fujifilm T550 has exterior measurements of 99mm x 57mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") having a weight of 136 grams (0.30 lbs) while the Fujifilm S9800 has specifications of 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6") along with a weight of 670 grams (1.48 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are working with at that moment. The following is a front view proportions comparison of the Fujifilm T550 vs the Fujifilm S9800.

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm T550 and Fujifilm S9800 is 95 and 61 respectively.

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Sensor Comparison

Often, it's hard to see the gap in sensor sizing simply by checking out technical specs. The graphic below will offer you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm T550 and Fujifilm S9800.

As you can tell, each of the cameras feature the identical sensor size and the exact same MP therefore you can expect comparable quality of photographs though you will need to factor the age of the cameras into account. The older Fujifilm T550 will be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor tech.

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Portrait photography details
Fujifilm S9800 Portrait photography details
35
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
features face detect autofocus
manual focus not available
manual mode not possible
external flash not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
37
good megapixels (16MP)
offers face detection autofocus
manual focus not available
external flash not possible
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW files
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm T550
Street photography with Fujifilm S9800
63
has image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others in class (136g)
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
41
image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW files
heavier than others in class (670 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm T550
Sports photography with Fujifilm S9800
45
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
features tracking focus
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
53
amazing zoom range (24-1200mm 50.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (16MP)
offers tracking autofocus
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm T550 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm S9800 as a Travel photography camera
76
lighter than others in class (136g)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
really wide (24mm)
long zoom (288mm)
good max aperture (f)
no Time Lapse recording
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
57
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
decently wide (24mm)
great reach (1200mm)
lack of Time Lapse recording
heavier than others in class (670g)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Landscape photography factors
Fujifilm S9800 Landscape photography factors
48
really wide (24mm)
good max aperture (f)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
manual mode not possible
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
no Time Lapse recording
42
decently wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (16MP)
manual focus not available
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW files
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm T550 Vlogging details
Fujifilm S9800 Vlogging details
35
really wide (24mm)
good max aperture (f)
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect autofocus
lighter than others in class (136 grams)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
no mic jack
57
decently wide (24mm)
screen is selfie friendly
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detection autofocus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.9)
lack of external mic socket
heavier than others in class (670 grams)
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Fujifilm T550 vs Fujifilm S9800 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm T550 and Fujifilm S9800
 Fujifilm FinePix T550Fujifilm S9800
General Information
Brand FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix T550 Fujifilm S9800
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2013-01-07 2015-01-14
Physical type Compact SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4608 x 3440 4608 x 3456
Maximum native ISO 3200 12800
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-288mm (12.0x) 24-1200mm (50.0x)
Maximal aperture - f/2.9-6.5
Macro focusing distance - 7cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 230 thousand dots 460 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 920 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 97%
Features
Minimum shutter speed 8 seconds 8 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/1700 seconds
Continuous shutter rate - 10.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance - 7.00 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash options - Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (6oi), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format H.264, Motion JPEG H.264
Mic 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
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 136 grams (0.30 lb) 670 grams (1.48 lb)
Physical dimensions 99 x 57 x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") 123 x 87 x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 300 pictures
Battery type - Battery Pack
Battery ID - 4 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type - SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots One One
Retail cost $160 $299