Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

80

Canon Powershot SX40

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
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 HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$550

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$498

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$315 - $429

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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.