As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak PixPro FZ41 is also often compared to waterproofs and pro digicams. The Kodak PixPro FZ41's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L31 and the Coolpix S31) and Kodak (such as the PixPro and the PixPro FZ51)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak FZ41 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 29 mm), has a much longer battery life (360 shots vs 200 shots) and is newer (july 2013 vs february 2011).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is thicker (1" vs 0.9"), has a slower max shutter speed (4 seconds vs 1/1600 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (1/2000 of a second vs 60 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year newer
$140

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 4 seconds
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 360 shots

common strengths of the L31 and FZ41

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 116 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"

Kodak PixPro FZ51

Kodak PixPro FZ51
similar age

Significant advantages of the FZ51 (vs the FZ41)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FZ51 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 360 shots
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/3

common strengths of the FZ51 and FZ41

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×23 mm) vs Compact (93×60×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1"

Sony Cybershot WX7

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
2 years older

Significant advantages of the WX7 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 4 seconds
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the WX7 (vs the FZ41)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX7 and FZ41

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 1"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 4 seconds
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the FZ41)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FS15 and FZ41

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×54×22 mm) vs Compact (93×60×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-S650 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S650 (vs the FZ41)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 27 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the DSC-S650 and FZ41

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (91×61×27 mm) vs Compact (93×60×27 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak FZ41 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.3), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 29 mm), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 6 MP), has a significantly longer battery life (360 shots vs 260 shots) and is newer (july 2013 vs january 2013).

However, on average it is not waterproof and has a slower max shutter speed (4 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S31

Nikon Coolpix S31
5 months older
$324

Significant advantages of the S31 (vs the FZ41)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S31 (vs the FZ41)

  • None found

common strengths of the S31 and FZ41

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak FZ41 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3 vs f/1.7) and doesn't support an external flash.

Kodak PixPro

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similar age
$65 - $130

Significant advantages of the PixPro (vs the FZ41)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the PixPro (vs the FZ41)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the PixPro and FZ41

  • Very inexpensive: $65.00 vs $68.42