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

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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$1,634

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$355 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Size Much smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$361 - $429

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

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $249

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

$411

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
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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.