Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

53

Canon Powershot SX40

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Great image quality
Overall image quality
49.0
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.2 EV
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
216 ISO
Large sensor
Sensor size
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
 

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-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$350

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Super zoom

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

Super zoom

$540

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$230

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom More zoom
Screen size 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.