Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4000 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4500

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 27 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4500.

differences

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
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Advantages of the Fujifilm S4500

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$169.00 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $230 cheaper (2.4x 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
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4000540 g
              S4500543 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              Size Large Help
              Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. 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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S4000460k dots
              S4500230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              30x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $174

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $275 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $300 - $547 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $332

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Zoom Less zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $147

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Super zoom

              $396

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $190

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Size Larger
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $536

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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