Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V vs Fujifilm FinePix S1

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

82

Fujifilm FinePix S1

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S1

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Battery life
Longer battery life
350 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$351.24 vs $406.19
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The best price we've seen is $55 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX400V

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
Help
Record high quality audio with an external microphone
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
129x93x103 mm vs 133x90x110 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
4.1" vs 4.3"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
660 g vs 680 g
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Almost the same
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Zoom Incredible zoom Help
              50x
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              S1:920k dots
              DSC-HX400V:921k dots
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              S1:680 g
              DSC-HX400V:660 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S1:4.3"
              DSC-HX400V:4.1"
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              S1:$351.24
              DSC-HX400V:$406.19
              Size Large Help
              S1:133x90x110 mm
              DSC-HX400V:129x93x103 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $300 - $349

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $377 - $378

              3D Captures 3D images
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $459 - $550

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $350 - $598

              Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $309

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm FinePix S1.

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $241 - $268

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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              rona (2:49 AM, April 29, 2014)
              hx400v dosnt have microphone input as your review states or am i wrong