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

Fujifilm FinePix S4000 vs Nikon Coolpix L120

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots

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
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$158.00 vs $440.29
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The best price we've seen is $282 cheaper (2.8x less)
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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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S4000:3.9"
              L120:3.1"
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4000:540 g
              L120:406 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S4000:1.2 fps
              L120:0.7 fps
              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 HD (720p) video Help
              S4000:720p @ 30fps
              L120:720p

              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
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S4000:30x
              L120:21x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $154

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $233 body only

              $375 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Super zoom

              $544

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $180

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $135 - $200

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Olympus SP-570 UZ

              Super zoom

              $600

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $350

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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