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

Nikon D5100 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Winner
Nikon D5100

57

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
95%
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

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

$465 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$450 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$215 - $297

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Fujifilm FinePix SL240

Super zoom

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External flash Supports an external flash
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Compact

$249

Size Significantly smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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Nikon D5100
D5100
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Fujifilm FinePix S4200
FinePix S4200
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