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
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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Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Fujifilm FinePix S4000 51

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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

        $179 - $300

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $129 - $135

        3D Captures 3D images
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        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 L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $170

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Super zoom

        $123

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

        Super zoom

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $220

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Size Smaller
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Compact

        $107

        Size Much smaller
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Zoom Less zoom
        Placeholder

        Canon PowerShot S400

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $222

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $159

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Smaller
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix S4700

        Fujifilm FinePix S4700

        Super zoom

        $173

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

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        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Fujifilm FinePix S4200
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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        Fujifilm FinePix S4000
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