Updated (January 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Fujifilm FinePix S4000 vs Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Fujifilm FinePix SL240

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix SL240

External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

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

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
Size
Smaller
118×81×100 mm vs 122×93×100 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 24x
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Around 60% more zoom
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Advantages of the Fujifilm SL240

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External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Weight
Slightly lighter
510 g vs 540 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$311.03 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $88 cheaper (more than 20% 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
              SL240510 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              S4000118×81×100 mm
              SL240122×93×100 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              2.0 cm
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S40001/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              SL2401/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S400030x
              SL24024x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              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
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $329

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $169

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $239

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung WB850F

              Samsung WB850F

              Travel zoom

              $340

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              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 SL240 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

              Super zoom

              $568

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

              Entry-level DSLR

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot S45

              Canon PowerShot S45

              Pro digicam

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Size Much smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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