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

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
5.6 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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
        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 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
        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 S2000HD

        Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

        Super zoom

        $189

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $195

        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        3D Captures 3D images
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $272 - $387 body only

        $401 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $167 - $227

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

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $120

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $299

        Size Smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Zoom Less zoom
        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Nikon Coolpix S4100

        Compact

        $89

        Size Significantly smaller
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $185

        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Placeholder

        Canon PowerShot S400

        Compact

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

        Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Nikon Coolpix S3600

        Travel zoom

        $87

        Size Significantly smaller
        Weight Much lighter
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Kodak PixPro AZ251

        Kodak PixPro AZ251

        Super zoom

        $119 - $147

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $429

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Larger
        Nikon 1 J1

        Nikon 1 J1

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $189 with 10-30mm lens

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Nikon 1 V2

        Nikon 1 V2

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $749 - $797 body only

        $789 - $799 with 10-30mm lens

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

        appearance

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        discussion

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000
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