• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 21.00mm - 1365.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S9900W advantages over Canon SX70

  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.9 vs f/3.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 325 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon SX70 advantages over Fujifilm S9900W

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 153k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 24 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Fujifilm S9900W
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
Canon SX70
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Fujifilm S9900W
Samsung WB2200F
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $599
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX70
Samsung WB2200F
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $599
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Canon SX60

Fujifilm S9900W
Canon SX60
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • RAW file ability
Canon SX70
Canon SX60
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Fujifilm S9900W
Fujifilm S9800
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon SX70
Fujifilm S9800
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Nikon B700

Fujifilm S9900W
Nikon B700
  • $719
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $538
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
Canon SX70
Nikon B700
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • External Mic Jack
  • Newer
  • $538
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
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