Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

56

Canon Powershot SX40

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-S1.

competitors

Fujifilm X-S1 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$349 - $399 body only

$429 - $509 with 18-55mm lens

Size Much smaller
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$568

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sensor size Smaller sensor

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$330

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$199

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$398 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Fujifilm X-S1
X-S1
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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Avatar for J.R. Sorrow J.R. Sorrow (11:17 PM, November 21, 2012)
My Fuji X-S1 has 52x digital zoom. Plus the longest exposure time I've been able to achieve is 8 seconds using either shutter or aperture settings.