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

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Kodak EasyShare Z5120

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Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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
              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

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $500

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 body only

              $390 - $409 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
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot S400

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Fujifilm FinePix HS10

              Super zoom

              $400

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $205

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $175

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $348 - $368

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Placeholder

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $619 - $648

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 body only

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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              discussion

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