Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

54

Canon Powershot SX40

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Great image quality
Overall image quality
49.0
High true resolution
True resolution
12 MP
Large sensor
Sensor size
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
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

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$522

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$298 - $312

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$322

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
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.