Canon Powershot SX40 vs Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

Canon Powershot SX40
Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Contrast detection
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/40000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX40

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Zoom
More zoom
35x vs 12x
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More than 8.5x more zoom
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$345.99 vs $2,801.97
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The best price we've seen is $2,456 cheaper (8.1x less)
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
0.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Almost the same
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
123×92×108 mm vs 128×80×130 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The SX40's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
4.3" vs 5.1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
600 g vs 671 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Casio Pro EX-F1

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Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
60 fps vs 10.3 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
1,200 fps vs 240 fps
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5x higher fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Screen size
Larger screen
2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/40000s vs 1/3200s
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12.5x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.7
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
SX40240 fps
Pro EX-F11,200 fps
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
SX4010.3 fps
Pro EX-F160 fps
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
SX401/3200s
Pro EX-F11/40000s
Common Weaknesses
Thickness Quite thick Help
SX404.3"
Pro EX-F15.1"
Weight Heavy Help
SX40600 g
Pro EX-F1671 g
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Size Large Help
SX40123×92×108 mm
Pro EX-F1128×80×130 mm
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
SX403,200 ISO
Pro EX-F11,600 ISO
Screen size Very small screens Help
SX402.7"
Pro EX-F12.8"

Compared to recent super 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
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SX4035x
Pro EX-F112x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $349

Zoom Has significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$275 body only

$484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$159

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$370 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$479 - $480

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$358

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Zoom Less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$500

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$239

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Casio Exilim EX-100

Casio Exilim EX-100

Pro digicam

$512

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

Casio Exilim ZR100

Travel zoom

$445

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$1,120 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Travel zoom

$895

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$700 body only

$1,007 with 55-300mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

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