Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

75

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Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

59

Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX280 HS

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
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
Size
Slightly smaller
106x63x33 mm vs 105x61x36 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F900EXR

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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
260 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 20% 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
Slightly cheaper
$199.78 vs $270.59
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The best price we've seen is $71 cheaper (around 30% less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              20x
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX280 HS:233 g
              F900EXR:232 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX280 HS:1.3"
              F900EXR:1.4"
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5 cm
              Size Large Help
              SX280 HS:106x63x33 mm
              F900EXR:105x61x36 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $371

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $249

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $221

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $350

              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

              $372

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $249

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Digicam

              $190

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $350 - $598

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $199

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              True resolution Slightly lower true resolution

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