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

Nikon D5100 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Winner
Nikon D5100

54

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
95%
 

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

$431 body only

$399 - $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 D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$466 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Fujifilm FinePix S3200

Super zoom

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Super zoom

$299

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$499

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Nikon D5100
D5100
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FinePix S4200
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