Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm HS25 EXR

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Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 320 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the HS25 EXR's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 11 fps vs 1.2 fps
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More than 9x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The HS25 EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The HS25 EXR's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Size Significantly smaller 118x80x99 mm vs 130x97x126 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Weight Lighter 540 g vs 730 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.9" vs 5"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $163.29 vs $349.00
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The best price we've seen is $186 cheaper (2.1x less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              HS25 EXR:5"
              S4000:3.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              HS25 EXR:730 g
              S4000:540 g
              Size Large Help
              HS25 EXR:130x97x126 mm
              S4000:118x80x99 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $392 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $249 - $352

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Fujifilm FinePix S6800

              Super zoom

              $159

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $409

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $299

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $323 - $377

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR

              Super zoom

              $249 - $399

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $163

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $210

              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $115

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $425

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Zoom Less zoom

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