• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)

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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 battery life
    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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Nikon S9100

Fujifilm F900EXR
Nikon S9100
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Slow-motion videos
Canon SX280 HS
Nikon S9100
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Fujifilm F750EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
Canon SX280 HS
Fujifilm F750EXR
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $287
  • 1/2 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon SX260 HS

Fujifilm F900EXR
Canon SX260 HS
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Manual focus
Canon SX280 HS
Canon SX260 HS
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wi-Fi
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Fujifilm F800EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
Canon SX280 HS
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More pixels

Compared to Fujifilm F850EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2 inch
  • More dots on screen
Canon SX280 HS
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wi-Fi
  • $250
  • 1/2 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
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