• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
Fujifilm F900EXR Review
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)
Canon SX280 HS Review

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Differences

Fujifilm F900EXR advantages over Canon SX280 HS

  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 260 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX280 HS advantages over Fujifilm F900EXR

  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $269
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS15

Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS15
  • $265
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Canon SX280 HS
Panasonic ZS15
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $220
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon S9500

Fujifilm F900EXR
Nikon S9500
  • $265
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS
Canon SX280 HS
Nikon S9500
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Manual focus
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS40
  • $265
  • 1/2 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon SX280 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $344
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS35
  • $265
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $192
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon SX280 HS
Panasonic ZS35
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in GPS
  • $192
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon S9700

Fujifilm F900EXR
Nikon S9700
  • $265
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $289
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon SX280 HS
Nikon S9700
  • $204
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $289
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
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