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

Fujifilm FinePix S4000 vs Kodak EashShare Z5120

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Kodak EasyShare Z5120

53

Runner-up

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

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 116x78x76 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
3"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 27 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4000. Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Kodak EasyShare Z5120.

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
              S4000540 g
              Z5120508 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S40003.9"
              Z51203"
              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
              S4000118x80x99 mm
              Z5120116x78x76 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
              S400030x
              Z512026x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S4000460k dots
              Z5120230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

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

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $200

              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $349

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $350

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $154

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Placeholder

              Konica Minolta DiMAGE G500

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $230 with 10-30mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

              Travel zoom

              $329

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Super zoom

              $130 - $150

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Kodak EasyShare Z5120
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Kodak EasyShare Z5120

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