Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P510 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P510

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Fujifilm FinePix S4000

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Takes 3D photos
3D
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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 27 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4000. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P510.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4000

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Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$170.59 vs $386.99
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The best price we've seen is $216 cheaper (2.3x less)
Size
Slightly smaller
118x80x99 mm vs 120x83x102 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Nikon P510

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom
More zoom
41.7x vs 30x
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More than 90% more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
7 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The P510's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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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
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S40003.9"
              P5104"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4000540 g
              P510555 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              S4000118x80x99 mm
              P510120x83x102 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S40001,600 ISO
              P5103,200 ISO

              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $350

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $262 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $351

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $297

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

              Super zoom

              $479 - $480

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is much more expensive

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $200

              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $154

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Samsung WB100

              Samsung WB100

              Super zoom

              $189

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $200 - $327

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $281 - $371

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Nikon Coolpix P610

              Super zoom

              $409 - $447

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              GPS No built-in GPS

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