Canon Powershot SX40

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Canon Powershot SX40

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Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

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Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

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Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

Size
Really small
Compact 105x63x36 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX40

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the SX40's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Zoom
More zoom
35x vs 20x
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More than 3x more zoom
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
0 cm vs 5 cm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
Help
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F750 EXR

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Size
Much smaller
105x63x36 mm vs 123x92x108 mm
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5.1x smaller
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Thickness
Much thinner
1.4" vs 4.3"
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3x thinner
Weight
Much lighter
234 g vs 600 g
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2.6x lighter
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 30% higher fps
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.99 vs $404.95
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The best price we've seen is $255 cheaper (2.7x less)
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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX40:240 fps
              F750 EXR:320 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $229

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $310 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $396

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag

              Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $500

              Zoom More zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $508

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              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 SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $268

              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $150 - $246

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

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $199

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $135 - $261

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Zoom More zoom
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $152

              GPS Has a GPS
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $85

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

              Super zoom

              $386

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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