Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

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Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

     

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
380 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

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
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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
0 cm vs 5 cm
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Almost the same
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
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
123x92x108 mm vs 128x80x130 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 1 f-stop 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" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
SX40:240 fps
Pro EX-F1:1,200 fps
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Common Weaknesses
Thickness Quite thick Help
SX40:4.3"
Pro EX-F1:5.1"
Weight Heavy Help
SX40:600 g
Pro EX-F1:671 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
SX40:123x92x108 mm
Pro EX-F1:128x80x130 mm
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Screen size Very small screens Help
SX40:2.7"
Pro EX-F1:2.8"

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.7
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
SX40:10.3 fps
Pro EX-F1:60 fps
Common Weaknesses
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SX40:35x
Pro EX-F1:12x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$309 - $527 body only

$389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$272 body only

$409 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$349

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $229

Size Significantly smaller
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$383

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

$508

Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $197

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Travel zoom

$975

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Casio Exilim EX-FH25

Casio Exilim EX-FH25

Super zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Casio Exilim EX-FH20

Casio Exilim EX-FH20

Super zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Casio Exilim EX-100

Casio Exilim EX-100

Pro digicam

$617

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

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