Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

57

Canon Powershot SX40

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 Much more zoom
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$679

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$400

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much smaller
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Fujifilm X-S1
X-S1
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Canon 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.