Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4500 vs Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L810

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L810

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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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 S4200

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4200

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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 Much higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x 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 118x81x100 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 Slightly 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 543 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 $170.00 vs $199.95
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S4200:3.9"
              L810:3.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4200:543 g
              L810:430 g
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Size Large Help
              S4200:118x81x100 mm
              L810:111x76x83 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S4200:$199.95
              L810:$170.00
              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
              S4200:24x
              L810:25.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $159

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $179 - $300

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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $222

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Super zoom

              $131

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4700

              Fujifilm FinePix S4700

              Super zoom

              $173

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
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              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $248

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Weight Slightly lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $269

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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