Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

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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 Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 21x
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More than 2x more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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 Nikon L120

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 110x77x78 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 406 g vs 540 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.1" vs 3.9"
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More than 20% thinner
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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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

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Thickness Quite thick Help
        S4000:3.9"
        L120:3.1"
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Weight Heavy Help
        S4000:540 g
        L120:406 g
        Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
        6,400 ISO
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        S4000:1.2 fps
        L120:0.7 fps
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        S4000:720p @ 30fps
        L120:720p
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Size Large Help
        S4000:118x80x99 mm
        L120:110x77x78 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
        Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
        Sensor shift
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        S4000:30x
        L120:21x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $165

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        3D Captures 3D images
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197 - $227

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $170 - $279

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $165

        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $239

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Nikon Coolpix P500

        Super zoom

        $320

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $300

        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Fujifilm FinePix SL300

        Super zoom

        $136

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Size Larger

        Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Nikon Coolpix L110

        Super zoom

        $290

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $189

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Fujifilm FinePix S3300

        Super zoom

        $123

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Size Larger

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