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

Nikon Coolpix L810

Winner
Nikon Coolpix L810

63

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

56

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L810

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
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
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
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size Smaller 111x76x83 mm vs 118x81x100 mm
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Around 30% smaller
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 $163.99 vs $199.95
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (around 20% 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"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Weight Heavy Help
              S4200:543 g
              L810:430 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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:$163.99
              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

              $175 - $279

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $189

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $300

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $129 - $135

              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              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

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SP-800 UZ

              Olympus SP-800 UZ

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Fujifilm FinePix S3200

              Super zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $165 - $300

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Nikon Coolpix L810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $260

              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

              $304

              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Nikon Coolpix L610

              Travel zoom

              $156

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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              discussion

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