• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S4800 advantages over Canon SX400 IS

  • Less expensive
    $130* vs $229
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 320 vs 190 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX400 IS advantages over Fujifilm S4800

  • Lighter weight
    313g vs 523g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

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
  • 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 Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S4500

Fujifilm S4800
Fujifilm S4500
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX400 IS
Fujifilm S4500
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon SX500

Fujifilm S4800
Canon SX500
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
Canon SX400 IS
Canon SX500
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $282
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Panasonic LZ30

Fujifilm S4800
Panasonic LZ30
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
Canon SX400 IS
Panasonic LZ30
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S6800

Fujifilm S4800
Fujifilm S6800
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
Canon SX400 IS
Fujifilm S6800
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon SX510 HS

Fujifilm S4800
Canon SX510 HS
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon SX400 IS
Canon SX510 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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