The Fujifilm FinePix 40i is mostly gets compared to super zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix 40i's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L830)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 40i compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (86×71×29 mm) vs prosumer size (111×76×91 mm)), is thinner (1.1" vs 3.6"), is slightly lighter (200 g vs 508 g) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 22 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (110k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.3 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
13 years newer
$244

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the 40i)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the 40i)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 1.1"
  • Heavier: 508 g vs 200 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the L830 and 40i

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Compact (86×71×29 mm)
  • Light weight: 508 g vs 200 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.1"