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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 
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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 $199.99 vs $241.91
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The best price we've seen is $42 cheaper (around 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              20x
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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 Common Weaknesses

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

              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX280 HS:210 shots
              F900EXR:260 shots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $239 - $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $269 - $319

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199

              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

              $199

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Zoom Has much less zoom

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $252

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $361 - $380

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

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $310

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Digicam

              $240

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Size Significantly larger

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