• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S4000 advantages over Nikon S1200pj

  • Less expensive
    $280 vs $430 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.1 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon S1200pj advantages over Fujifilm S4000

  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 99 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    186g vs 540g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-610

Fujifilm S4000
Olympus TG-610
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
Nikon S1200pj
Olympus TG-610
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out

Compared to Fujifilm S3200

Fujifilm S4000
Fujifilm S3200
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S1200pj
Fujifilm S3200
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $191
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S4500

Fujifilm S4000
Fujifilm S4500
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon S1200pj
Fujifilm S4500
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $260
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S4200

Fujifilm S4000
Fujifilm S4200
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon S1200pj
Fujifilm S4200
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $192
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XP50

Fujifilm S4000
Fujifilm XP50
  • $205
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon S1200pj
Fujifilm XP50
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
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