Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4500

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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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 S4200

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 24x
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Around 60% more zoom
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4200

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Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Fujifilm S4200 vs the Fujifilm S4000.
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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
        3.9"
        Weight Heavy Help
        S4000:540 g
        S4200:543 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
        S4000:118x80x99 mm
        S4200:118x81x100 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
        S4000:30x
        S4200:24x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $300

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        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 L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $165

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $129 - $140

        3D Captures 3D images
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        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
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197 - $227

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Entry-level DSLR

        $300 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
        Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $136

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $250

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $189

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Smaller
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S4700

        Fujifilm FinePix S4700

        Super zoom

        $140

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix S4600

        Fujifilm FinePix S4600

        Super zoom

        $149

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Size Larger

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