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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
49.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 
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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
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
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 $373.99 vs $468.00
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The best price we've seen is $94 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-HX400V

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Size Slightly smaller 129x93x103 mm vs 133x90x110 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Incredible zoom Help
              50x
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              S1:920k dots
              DSC-HX400V:921k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Weight Heavy Help
              S1:680 g
              DSC-HX400V:660 g
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              S1:$373.99
              DSC-HX400V:$468.00
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S1:4.3"
              DSC-HX400V:4.1"
              Size Large Help
              S1:133x90x110 mm
              DSC-HX400V:129x93x103 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              3D Captures 3D images
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $427 - $447

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $365 - $598

              Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $337 - $441

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $255 - $305

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $320 - $675

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
              Zoom Much less zoom
              Size Significantly larger

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $288 - $298

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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