Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Fujifilm S9800 has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 116 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.57″) and weighs 670 g (1.48 lb / 23.63 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm S8500 has external dimensions of and weighs 670 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500. In this case, we can see that Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500 have the exact same height, width and thickness.
Here is the back view size comparison of Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500 have exactly the same weight of 670g.
Unfortunately neither Fujifilm S9800 nor Fujifilm FinePix S8500 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Fujifilm S9800 and Fujifilm S8500's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.