Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR vs Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS. Explore our gallery of 18 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX280 HS

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The SX280 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F800EXR

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Battery life
Longer battery life
300 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Lowest price
Cheaper
$214.99 vs $328.29
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The best price we've seen is $113 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Weight
Slightly lighter
208 g vs 233 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $247 - $348

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $249

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $212

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $226 - $363

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $199

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $230

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $299

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Zoom Less zoom
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $235

              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $175

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Weight Slightly heavier

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