Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

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
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
Weight
Slightly lighter
208 g vs 233 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$189.98 vs $270.59
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The best price we've seen is $81 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              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 - $368

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $220 - $248

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly lower boost light sensitivity
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $150

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $245 - $400

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $260

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              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 SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $396

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $349

              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $349

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $145

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $386

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Weight Much heavier
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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