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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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

Items often bought with the Fujifilm F800EXR or Canon SX280 HS

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
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
Weight
Slightly lighter
208 g vs 233 g
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More than 10% lighter
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recommendations

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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 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

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

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $197

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $254

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $297

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $314

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

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              GPS No built-in GPS
              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 SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $289

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

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $147

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              GPS Has a GPS
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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