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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

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Fujifilm FinePix S4200

£128.00
Fujifilm FinePix S4200
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A bargain price and award winning bridge camera, good for landscape photography
Bridge 14MP 24x Yes Apr 2012
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Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 number 342 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
58 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 58 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Fujifilm digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and it is fairly priced.
The FinePix S4200 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Very fast camera shutter speed
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 233 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 246 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 243 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm FinePix S4200?

The Fujifilm FinePix S4200 is 118mm wide and 99.8mm tall. It is 80.9mm deep and weighs 0.448kg.

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 front dimensions
Fujifilm FinePix S4200 size in context

Fujifilm FinePix S4200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This Fujifilm camera was given a "Recommended" award by website PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, optyczne.pl and CNET.com.au this camera has an average expert rating of 66 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

This digital camera has an average owner rating of 84 out of 100 based on 54 owner reviews. Over 81% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

17 owners who bought it thought it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people who purchased it thought it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

11 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 11,007 expert and owner reviews (including 2,718 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had good features.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Five owners who purchased it thought it had a good zoom.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that it was compact.

  • It is lightweight with a great facial recognition function, you can input date of birth for those of us with a bad memory…
  • The unit is reasonably light and compact…
  • A very able camera, excellent value for money and great for someone who wants to take a step up from a compact camera…

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three owners mentioned that it was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Six people who bought it concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £128.00 it is cheaper than 86% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 and the United Kingdom price of £128.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $185.00 (£256.58).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Fujifilm released the FinePix S4200 in April 2012.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The FinePix S4200's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the FinePix S4200 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the FinePix S4200 of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The FinePix S4200 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Fast Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the FinePix S4200 of 8s is very fast compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The FinePix S4200's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 56% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix S4200 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The FinePix S4200's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The FinePix S4200 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the FinePix S4200 of 448g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The FinePix S4200's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 576mm is in the longest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the FinePix S4200 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 39% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The FinePix S4200 has an HDMI port. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The FinePix S4200 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The FinePix S4200 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm FinePix S4200 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Features Date Imprinting

The FinePix S4200 features date imprinting, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The FinePix S4200's digital zoom of 6.7x is bigger than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The FinePix S4200 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the FinePix S4200 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 27% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The Fujifilm FinePix S4200's field of view of only 97% is in the narrowest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have field of views of between 92% and 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm FinePix S4200 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the FinePix S4200 of 5.9 is in the largest 34% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 0.095kg heavy, the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.24kg. The FinePix S4200's weight of 0.448kg is in the heaviest 15% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm c1338

Barcodes:

00074101012026, 04547410195866, 04547410209648, 04547410214475, 04547410214499

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