Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S3300 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S3300

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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 26x
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More than 30% 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 Common Weaknesses
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        3.9"
        Weight Heavy Help
        540 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
        6,400 ISO
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        1.2 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Size Large Help
        Prosumer size 118x80x99 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        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
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        S3300:26x
        S4000:30x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $300

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $250

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $136

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $165

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Nikon Coolpix P100

        Nikon Coolpix P100

        Super zoom

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $278 body only

        $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $352 - $415 body only

        $495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Lowest price Significantly more expensive
        Fujifilm FinePix S3400

        Fujifilm FinePix S3400

        Super zoom

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Nikon D7000

        Nikon D7000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $1,257 body only

        $1,150 - $1,330 with 18-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Lowest price Much more expensive

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $165

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $239

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

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