Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR.

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
  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
Size
Slightly smaller
106×63×33 mm vs 105×61×36 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$230.31 vs $289.40
Help
The best price we've seen is $59 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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" 6.17x4.55mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              5.0 cm
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX280 HS233 g
              F900EXR232 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX280 HS1.3"
              F900EXR1.4"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              SX280 HS106×63×33 mm
              F900EXR105×61×36 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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $259

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

              Travel zoom

              $213 - $298

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Zoom Has significantly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $298

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $441

              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

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Significantly 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

              $354

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Size Much smaller
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $196

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Slightly larger

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