As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak EasyShare C142 is also often compared to pro DSLRs, ultra compacts and digicams. The Kodak EasyShare C142's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS 1D X) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix A200)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak C142 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (34 mm vs 36 mm), is newer (january 2010 vs january 2009) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (93×62×30 mm) vs compact (92×63×22 mm)) and is thicker (1.2" vs 0.9").

Kodak EasyShare C140

Kodak EasyShare C140
1 year older

Significant advantages of the C140 (vs the C142)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.2"

Significant disadvantages of the C140 (vs the C142)

  • None found

common strengths of the C140 and C142

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.2"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak C142 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (93×62×30 mm) vs large (158×164×83 mm)), is much less expensive ($283.77 vs $3,780.49), is thinner (1.2" vs 3.3"), is much lighter (170 g vs 1,530 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (8.6 MP vs 18.1 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X
1 year newer
$3,780 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 1D X (vs the C142)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.5"
  • Shoots much faster: 14 fps vs 2 fps

Significant disadvantages of the 1D X (vs the C142)

  • Much larger: Large (158×164×83 mm) vs Compact (93×62×30 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.3" vs 1.2"
  • Much heavier: 1,530 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the 1D X and C142

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Kodak C142 has a much narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 26 mm), is significantly larger (compact (93×62×30 mm) vs ultra compact (93×52×19 mm)), is older (january 2010 vs january 2012), is thicker (1.2" vs 0.7") and is slightly heavier (170 g vs 113 g).

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
2 years newer
$133

Significant advantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the C142)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the C142)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W610 and C142

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak C142 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/4.6), has a slightly larger screen (2.5" vs 1.5"), takes slightly higher resolution photos (8.6 MP vs 1.9 MP), is newer (january 2010 vs august 2002) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Fujifilm FinePix A200

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7 years older

Significant advantages of the A200 (vs the C142)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A200 (vs the C142)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/4.6 vs f/2.9
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.9 MP vs 8.6 MP

common strengths of the A200 and C142

  • Light weight: 180 g vs 170 g

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
3 years newer
$380

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the C142)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 34 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the C142)

  • None found

common strengths of the L620 and C142

  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.2"
  • Inexpensive: $379.95 vs $283.77