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

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Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
5.6 fps
 
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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
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 Common Weaknesses
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Weight Heavy Help
        S4000:540 g
        Z5120:508 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        S4000:3.9"
        Z5120:3"
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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
        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 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
        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

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

        Super zoom

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $168 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $273 body only

        $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $194

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $178

        Size Smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Fujifilm FinePix S4800

        Super zoom

        $140

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Fujifilm FinePix S4200

        Super zoom

        $230

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $190

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

        Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Kodak EasyShare Z1285

        Kodak EasyShare Z1285

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

        Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Olympus SP-550 UZ

        Olympus SP-550 UZ

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

        Super zoom

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        appearance

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        discussion

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000
        FinePix S4000
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        Kodak EasyShare Z5120
        EashShare Z5120
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