Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L810

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Nikon Coolpix L810

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Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4000

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

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 25.4x
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Around 40% 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 Nikon L810

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size Smaller 111x76x83 mm vs 118x80x99 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle Better wide angle 23 mm vs 24 mm
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Almost the same
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 430 g vs 540 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.3" vs 3.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $115.00 vs $152.39
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The best price we've seen is $37 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S4000:$152.39
              L810:$115.00
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S4000:3.9"
              L810:3.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4000:540 g
              L810:430 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              1.2 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Size Large Help
              S4000:118x80x99 mm
              L810:111x76x83 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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S4000:30x
              L810:25.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $154 - $300

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $188 - $238

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $192

              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $194 - $230

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $248

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $469

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $127 - $129

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $160

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $161 - $219

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227 - $255

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $2,797 - $3,297 body only

              $4,097 - $4,697 with 70-200mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger

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