Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Kodak EasyShare Z5120

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Kodak EasyShare Z5120

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Kodak EashShare Z5120

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 26 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 26x
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More than 30% more zoom
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Kodak Z5120

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size
Smaller
116x78x76 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5.6 fps vs 1.2 fps
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More than 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
508 g vs 540 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4000:540 g
              Z5120:508 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S4000:3.9"
              Z5120:3"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              S4000:118x80x99 mm
              Z5120:116x78x76 mm

              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
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S4000:30x
              Z5120:26x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S4000:460k dots
              Z5120:230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $179

              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $399

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $135 - $218

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot S400

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $194 - $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $188

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Samsung EX2F

              Samsung EX2F

              Pro digicam

              $565

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Super zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Zoom Less zoom

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              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Kodak EasyShare Z5120
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              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000
              FinePix S4000
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              Kodak EasyShare Z5120
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