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

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
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

$313

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

$800

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

$391

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$323 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$250 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$410

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Fujifilm X-S1
X-S1
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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
Canon

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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.