Updated (January 2012): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 vs Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Winner
Nikon D5100

49

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
95%
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
True resolution Higher true resolution
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$329 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$175

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$180

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$159

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon D5100
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