Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

61

Canon Powershot SX40

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Large screen
Screen size
3"
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$963

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$364

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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.