Fujifilm X-S1 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Fujifilm X-S1

51

Canon Powershot SX40

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
Many focus points
Focus points
49
 

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 HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Super zoom

$549

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Fujifilm FinePix S1

Fujifilm FinePix S1

Super zoom

$386

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Super zoom

$1,498

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Lowest price Much more expensive

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$305

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

Fujifilm X-S1
X-S1
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Canon 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.