Fujifilm S8100fd summary
Fujifilm S8100fd is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera originally introduced on January of 2009. The camera includes a 10MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The S8100fd is placed #240 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and over-all #1104 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should look at our Advanced camera finder to see camera results based on your personal factors.
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Fujifilm S8100fd history
The Fujifilm S8100fd is part of a family of cameras. You can view the complete range underneath.
Fujifilm S8100fd Gallery
You can see the S8100fd from several angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm S8100fd Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm S8100fd based on aspects which are generally considered essential in a digital camera.
Fujifilm S8100fd Sensor details
The sensor spec on the Fujifilm S8100fd is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 3648 x 2736 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3 and 3:2. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization since the latter can easily produce cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor boasts 10 megapixels and features a standard ISO range of 64 to 6400. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath displays the S8100fd's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The S8100fd sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm S8100fd dimensions
Fujifilm S8100fd has a weight of 0.89 lb (405 grams or 14.29 ounces) and features outside dimensions of 111mm x 78mm x 79mm (4.4" x 3.1" x 3.1"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 grams and the Fujifilm S8100fd is very much the same when compared with other rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Here is a image of the Fujifilm S8100fd with a soft drink so you're able to have a sense of its scale.
The top view just below will illustrate the button design on the S8100fd.
Fujifilm S8100fd Lens specs
The S8100fd includes a built in lens providing a focal range of 27-486mm giving it a 18.0 x zoom which is ideal and would let you zoom all the way in.
At the widest 27mm, it will have an aperture of f2.8 which will be fairly slow and not the best in low light events and you will likely find it difficult to capture a shallow depth of field. You would also need to boost the ISO causing noisy images. On the tele end, 486mm is phenomenal zoom and comes with f4.5 which is very slow and you may need to use slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm S8100fd Connectivity
The S8100fd has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can send images and in some cases adjust camera settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even stream a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external display. Almost all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB port.
Fujifilm S8100fd Video specs
The max video quality on the Fujifilm S8100fd is 640 x 480 and it can capture in file format. 480p is low by today's requirements. You really should aim for at least 1080p quality for decent video. The camera does not have a mic and headphone port which means that you have no control over your audio. It is perhaps best to have a look at an alternative model should you need decent audio in your videos.
Fujifilm S8100fd Weather Sealing
Fujifilm S8100fd does not include environment sealing so wet conditions could damage the camera.
Fujifilm S8100fd Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm S8100fd includes a 2.5" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 230k dots.
Please note that the display offers no touch support.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Fujifilm S8100fd are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
In those sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders are very valuable.
Fujifilm S8100fd Shutter specs
Fujifilm S8100fd continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm S8100fd Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm S8100fd boasts only integrated flash lacking external flash support.
Fujifilm S8100fd Autofocus specs
Fujifilm S8100fd boasts just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster and accurate when compared with Contrast Detect focusing.
Fujifilm S8100fd can use manual focus in case it is needed during low light conditions or you want to have more precise control on focus.
Fujifilm S8100fd Battery life
The usual Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR comes with the maximum (600) battery life within this category of cameras.
Below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras which have the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm S8100fd for specific kinds of photography
The following illustration displays a outline of the Fujifilm S8100fd for specific kinds of photography. To check out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm S8100fd Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm S8100fd gets a points total of 28 which is horrible, and means the camera is not really very good for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support & option to work with off-camera flash.
Fujifilm S8100fd Street photography info
Coming in at a decent score of 48, the Fujifilm S8100fd is somewhat acceptable to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm S8100fd as a Sports photography camera
A horrible sports photography points tally of 33 suggests the Fujifilm S8100fd is not really very good for taking photos of sports. A camera must have excellent autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm S8100fd Travel photography highlights
Weight is very critical when buying a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm S8100fd gets a modest 53 as a travel camera which is reasonably appropriate to purchase for your trips.
Fujifilm S8100fd Landscape photography features
For anybody planning to purchase a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm S8100fd with it's horrible score of 36 for a landscape camera is not really very good in the current market.
Vlogging with Fujifilm S8100fd
A vlogging camera should really have a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm S8100fd is not really very good as a vlog camera as it receives a horrible rating of 25.
Fujifilm S8100fd Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the S8100fd, here is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall into the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph down below shows you an overview of the S8100fd versus it's top ranked competitors shown previously.
There are more cameras you might look at as alternative options. To go through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.