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
Great macro
Macro focus
0.0 cm
 

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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
0.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Almost the same
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
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
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$462.94 vs $2,877.16
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The best price we've seen is $2,414 cheaper (6.2x less)
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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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
1,200 fps vs 240 fps
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5x higher fps
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
60 fps vs 10.3 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
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
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/40000s vs 1/3200s
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12.5x faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
SX40240 fps
Pro EX-F11,200 fps
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.7
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
SX4010.3 fps
Pro EX-F160 fps
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Size Large Help
SX40123×92×108 mm
Pro EX-F1128×80×130 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
SX403,200 ISO
Pro EX-F11,600 ISO
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
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
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
SX409.7 MP
Pro EX-F15.9 MP
Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
SX401080p @ 24fps
Pro EX-F11080p @ 60fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SX4035x
Pro EX-F112x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
Canon Kiss X5

Canon Kiss X5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$332 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Autofocus Lacks autofocus
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$799 - $999 body only

$919 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a significantly 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

$394 - $480

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$300 - $350

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Zoom Less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149 - $616

Size Significantly smaller
Screen size Significantly larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$386

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$1,113 with 18-55mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

Casio Exilim ZR100

Travel zoom

$440

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Casio Exilim EX-FH25

Casio Exilim EX-FH25

Super zoom

$1,395

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Casio Exilim EX-TR50

Casio Exilim EX-TR50

Compact

Size Much smaller
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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