As well as being compared against other super zooms, the Kodak EasyShare Z5120 is also often compared to pro digicams. The Kodak EasyShare Z5120's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S4000 and the FinePix S2950) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G12)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z5120 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and is newer (january 2012 vs february 2011).

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000
10 months older
$467

Significant advantages of the S4000 (vs the Z5120)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S4000 (vs the Z5120)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S4000 and Z5120

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Prosumer size (117×79×76 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 508 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Fujifilm FinePix S2950
10 months older
$237

Significant advantages of the S2950 (vs the Z5120)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S2950 (vs the Z5120)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S2950 and Z5120

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×73×81 mm) vs Prosumer size (117×79×76 mm)
  • Light weight: 437 g vs 508 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 3"

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the Z5120)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the Z5120)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and Z5120

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Prosumer size (117×79×76 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 3"
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 508 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z5120 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 28 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.8"), shoots faster continuously (5.6 fps vs 2 fps) and is newer (january 2012 vs september 2010).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (3" vs 1.9") and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12
1 year older
$2,042

Significant advantages of the G12 (vs the Z5120)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G12 (vs the Z5120)

  • None found

common strengths of the G12 and Z5120

  • None found