Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S2950 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4000 vs Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 110x73x81 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S2950. Explore our gallery of 27 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4000.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Size
Smaller
110x73x81 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
437 g vs 540 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.2" vs 3.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$149.99 vs $170.59
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 18x
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Around 3x more zoom
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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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S2950$149.99
              S4000$170.59
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S29503.2"
              S40003.9"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2950437 g
              S4000540 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1.2 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S295018x
              S400030x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S2950230k dots
              S4000460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $297

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Captures 3D images
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

              Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

              Pro digicam

              $547

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159 - $207

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Fujifilm FinePix S9100

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $171

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Weight Lighter
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
              Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

              Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

              Boutique

              $1,052

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Lowest price Much more expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $200

              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $350

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $169

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Super zoom

              $211

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Size Larger
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              $269

              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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