The Fujifilm FinePix 4800 Zoom is mostly gets compared to super zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix 4800 Zoom's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LZ20)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm 4800 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.1), is slightly smaller (mid size (80×98×36 mm) vs prosumer size (120×76×80 mm)), shoots faster continuously (5 fps vs 1.2 fps), is thinner (1.4" vs 3.1") and is slightly lighter (280 g vs 499 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.3 MP vs 9.6 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20
11 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the 4800 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 36 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LZ20 (vs the 4800 Zoom)

  • Thicker: 3.1" vs 1.4"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-LZ20 and 4800 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×76×80 mm) vs Mid size (80×98×36 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 499 g vs 280 g