The Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS is mostly gets compared to super zooms. The Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix P520)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M1093 IS compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (96×59×22 mm) vs professional size (125×84×102 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4") and is significantly lighter (185 g vs 550 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520
4 years newer
$337

Significant advantages of the P520 (vs the M1093 IS)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the P520 (vs the M1093 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×84×102 mm) vs Super compact (96×59×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 550 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the P520 and M1093 IS

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×84×102 mm) vs Super compact (96×59×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 550 g vs 185 g
  • Thin: 4" vs 0.9"