• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm JX280 advantages over Canon SX540 HS

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.44 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 91 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    130g vs 442g
    Lighter weight

Canon SX540 HS advantages over Fujifilm JX280

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    2 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 14.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.9 fps vs 1.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1400 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FP1

Fujifilm JX280
Panasonic DMC-FP1
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Wider angle lens
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX540 HS
Panasonic DMC-FP1
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Pentax H90

Fujifilm JX280
Pentax H90
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
Canon SX540 HS
Pentax H90
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm JX250

Fujifilm JX280
Fujifilm JX250
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon SX540 HS
Fujifilm JX250
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon SX530 HS

Fujifilm JX280
Canon SX530 HS
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX540 HS
Canon SX530 HS
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon B700

Fujifilm JX280
Nikon B700
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $447
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
Canon SX540 HS
Nikon B700
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $447
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
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