As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak EasyShare M853 is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Kodak EasyShare M853's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare C663 and the EasyShare M863) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M853 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (93×58×23 mm) vs compact (85×65×36 mm)), is newer (june 2007 vs january 2006) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.4").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 34 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Kodak EasyShare C663

Kodak EasyShare C663
1 year older

Significant advantages of the C663 (vs the M853)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 37 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C663 (vs the M853)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (85×65×36 mm) vs Super compact (93×58×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the C663 and M853

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

Kodak EasyShare M863

Kodak EasyShare M863
7 months newer
$120

Significant advantages of the M863 (vs the M853)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 34 mm vs 37 mm

Significant disadvantages of the M863 (vs the M853)

  • None found

common strengths of the M863 and M853

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×57×21 mm) vs Super compact (93×58×23 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Kodak M853 has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (june 2007 vs january 2016), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
8 years newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the M853)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 37 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the M853)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and M853

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (93×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 165 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, compared to digicam competitors the Kodak M853 has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (154k dots vs 460k dots), is older (june 2007 vs january 2012) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Olympus VR-360

Olympus VR-360
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the VR-360 (vs the M853)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 37 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 154k dots

Significant disadvantages of the VR-360 (vs the M853)

  • None found

common strengths of the VR-360 and M853

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/2.8