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
  1. Lens
vs
  1. 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 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
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" 6.17x4.55mm
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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
Slightly cheaper
$196.09 vs $229.56
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The best price we've seen is $33 cheaper (more than 10% 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 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

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $259

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $298

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              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 S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $264

              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 SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $239

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Macro focus Much closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $297

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              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 SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $437

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $221

              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

              $358

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              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

              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 F600 EXR

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $207

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $145

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

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