• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 50.0x zoom 24mm - 1200mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 50.0x zoom 24mm - 1200mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Fujifilm S9400W over Sony HX300

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer battery life
    500 vs 310 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    8 months vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Sony HX300 over Fujifilm S9400W

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.4 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1700 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Review Excerpt

  • Super-versatile 50x optical zoom lens helps you capture everything from wide-angle cityscapes to zoomed in portraits from what feels like a mile away; Still quite light and portable considering the powerful lens; Comfortable and ergonomic design; Full HD video recording at up to 60p, with good quality.

  • Relatively small, 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor delivers average image quality that degrades quickly at high sensitivities; Images not as sharp or as bright at full telephoto as we had hoped; Slow camera to use overall.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S8400W

Fujifilm S9400W
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $314
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • 60p
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
Sony HX300
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Fujifilm S9400W
Samsung WB2200F
  • $314
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $332
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 1080p
Sony HX300
Samsung WB2200F
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $332
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Fujifilm S9400W
Olympus SP-100
  • $314
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Longer shutter
Sony HX300
Olympus SP-100
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Sony HX400V

Fujifilm S9400W
Sony HX400V
  • $314
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $458
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • GPS
Sony HX300
Sony HX400V
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • $458
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS

Compared to Pentax XG-1

Fujifilm S9400W
Pentax XG-1
  • $314
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
  • $323
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Longer shutter
Sony HX300
Pentax XG-1
  • $418
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $323
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
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