Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V vs Fujifilm FinePix S1

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

97

Fujifilm FinePix S1

76

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V.

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
Slightly cheaper
$337.56 vs $394.95
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The best price we've seen is $57 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
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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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Slightly smaller
130×93×103 mm vs 133×91×110 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
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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 Great zoom Help
              50x
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              S1920k dots
              DSC-HX400V921k 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
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              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
              S1680 g
              DSC-HX400V660 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S14.3"
              DSC-HX400V4.1"
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Size Large Help
              S1133×91×110 mm
              DSC-HX400V130×93×103 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $360 - $398

              3D Captures 3D images
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $382 - $480

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $335

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Nikon Coolpix P900

              Super zoom

              $597 - $600

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $220 - $248

              Zoom Has slightly 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
              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $375 - $427

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix S1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $311

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Significantly larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $446

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Significantly less zoom

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $268 - $280

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support

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