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Fujifilm S4200 Digital Camera

$475.95
$349.95 $126.00 cheaper than 9 days ago
Bridge Camera 14MP 24x Dec 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good quality pictures
30 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at websites PhotographyBlog.com recommend this medium megapixel camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 27 owner reviews this medium megapixel camera has a marvellous overall owner rating. Over 96% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 8,671 expert and user reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Fujifilm has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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%.


Good Quality Pictures

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. S France gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The camera gives you 3 shots and gives you a star that you line up after the 1st and 2nd shots, to line up and stitch the 3 images together perfectly”. S M. mentioned on Amazon “Great pictures thankyou” in their review of the Fujifilm S4200 and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Bob & Chris said “Just taken brilliant pics of the Eclipse, couldn't have taken them without the Viewfinder” and gave this digital camera a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people thought the Fujifilm S4200 had a good viewfinder. Two years ago Grumblersgrandad gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The optical viewfinder is excellent for those who find it difficult to view the screen”. Also two years ago Bob & Chris wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The Viewfinder is brilliant”.

Two people considered that this digital camera had a good screen. Five years ago S France wrote “Viewing the image on the screen is fine” in their review of this digital camera. John King gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote “This can be impossible in bright conditions, when the screen becomes a mirror”.

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Good Video Capture

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Ray T wrote on Amazon “Video quality is very good although the auto focus can be annoyingly slow” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Three customers thought the product had a good zoom. Roger wrote “The 24x optical zoom is excellent and the stabilisation feature works well”. Bob & Chris mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The fabulous Zoom” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Keith Harrap wrote “Excellent lens” in his Fujifilm S4200 review.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Four customers who reviewed the Fujifilm S4200 reckoned that it was good quality. David mentioned on Amazon “Very good delivery and very good quality of camera for the money”. Mr. John Gayton said “Image quality is generally satisfactory, although a little noisy in low-light conditions.” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Keith Harrap mentioned three years ago “A well made and good specification camera” in his review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One customer thought the Fujifilm S4200 was good looking. Rick said on Amazon three years ago “The camera takes pretty good macro pictures as well as normal photos at various zoom lengths it is also fine for family photos”.

Robust

One person who reviewed the Fujifilm S4200 considered that it was well made.

Easy to Use

Four people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Grumblersgrandad said in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use, camera”. Chris Hadfield said in his review of this digital camera “Excellent camera for the price, easy to use and has a view finder for those sunny days” and rated this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars. Bob & Chris wrote on Amazon “Easier to use than some smaller cameras” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was noisy.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner who bought the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Raymond Stephenson mentioned “I take a lot of close-ups and the idea of buying this camera was to save me carrying heavy lenses & tubes” in his Fujifilm S4200 review.


Power

Good Battery Life

One owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Ray T wrote on Amazon three years ago “Viewfinder is very useful in most conditions and saves on battery power” in his Fujifilm S4200 review and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100.


Features

Good Technical Features

One owner said in their reviews that it had good features. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “A nice feature set and a long lens make the Fujifilm FinePix S4200 one of the better megazoom cameras available for those on a budget”.


Support

Good Support

Two customers said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. T. Kett mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Works well whether manual or automatic” in their Fujifilm S4200 review. Keith Harrap mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Rather complicated to understand all the capabilities until the full manual has been downloaded from the internet”.


Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. With an optical zoom of 24 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm S4200 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Nikon L820 (30x and higher rated) or the Samsung WB2100 (35x and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Fujifilm released the S4200.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm c1338, fujifilm c1339, fujifilm c1333
Barcodes 00074101012026, 04547410195866, 04547410209648, 04547410214475, 04547410214499

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