Updated (January 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Fujifilm FinePix S4500

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S4500.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S4500

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Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 21x
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More than 2x more zoom
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
1.2 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 70% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
110×77×78 mm vs 118×81×100 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
406 g vs 543 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.1" vs 3.9"
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More than 20% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S45003.9"
              L1203.1"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S45001.2 fps
              L1200.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              S4500720p @ 30fps
              L120720p
              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              1. Sensor shift

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S45001/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              L1201/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S450030x
              L12021x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $173

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $150

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a significantly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $154

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $275 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Fujifilm FinePix SL300

              Super zoom

              $396

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 body only

              $360 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $160

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Nikon Coolpix L840

              Super zoom

              $200 - $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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              patrick star (2:47 PM, February 02, 2012)
              bought the fujifilm s4500. images were nice ! BUT i was exteremely annoyed with the video quality ! you can only record 8 minutes of HD. the camera has so much back ground noise, every video sounded fuzzy and you could here the auto focus struggling when i went into a room with more light, poor mic and sensor isn't brilliant either which looks awful on the 230k screen, colours are way too vivid and i hate the manual mode. the buttons have a stupid layout so it takes about 10 seconds before i can even delete one of the awful quality videos. also you can only use 3x digital zoom whilst recording. would NOT recommend this camera to my worst enemy ! if any thing its a step backwards from it's predecessor. does not warrent the price tag at all.