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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S8200

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX40

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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
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.9
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At its widest zoom, the SX40's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Macro focus Better macro capability 0 cm vs 1 cm
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Almost the same
Weight Lighter 600 g vs 670 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 4.3" vs 4.6"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S8200

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S8200's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 40x vs 35x
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More than 30% more zoom
Battery life Longer battery life 500 shots vs 380 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price Cheaper $201.44 vs $319.00
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The best price we've seen is $118 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              SX40:35x
              S8200:40x
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              SX40:1080p @ 24fps
              S8200:1080p @ 60fps
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX40:240 fps
              S8200:480 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              SX40:0 cm
              S8200:1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              SX40:380 shots
              S8200:500 shots
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX40:4.3"
              S8200:4.6"
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX40:600 g
              S8200:670 g
              Size Large Help
              SX40:123x92x108 mm
              S8200:123x87x116 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $229 - $230

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $299

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $249 - $352

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $320 - $377

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $298 body only

              $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $445

              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $121 - $159

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Fujifilm FinePix S8500

              Super zoom

              $199

              Zoom More zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $130 - $212

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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