• 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 20.0x zoom 25mm - 500mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $339 Average Retail $400 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 20.0x zoom 25mm - 500mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $330 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm F900EXR over Canon SX280 HS

  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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 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 shutter
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax RZ18

Fujifilm F900EXR
Pentax RZ18
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Wi-Fi
  • $261
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
Canon SX280 HS
Pentax RZ18
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $261
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Canon SX260 HS

Fujifilm F900EXR
Canon SX260 HS
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • 24p
Canon SX280 HS
Canon SX260 HS
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 24p
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Fujifilm F850EXR

Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • High-res screen
Canon SX280 HS
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • More pixels
  • High-res screen

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS40
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $392
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
Canon SX280 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
  • $392
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon S9700

Fujifilm F900EXR
Nikon S9700
  • $339
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $301
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • GPS
Canon SX280 HS
Nikon S9700
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
  • $301
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
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