As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak EasyShare V1253 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs. The Kodak EasyShare V1253's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare V1273 and the EasyShare V1233) and Nikon (such as the D5300)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak V1253 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.1" vs 2.5").

Kodak EasyShare V1273

Kodak EasyShare V1273
4 months newer
$273

Significant advantages of the V1273 (vs the V1253)

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Significant disadvantages of the V1273 (vs the V1253)

  • None found

common strengths of the V1273 and V1253

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×58×21 mm) vs Compact (102×55×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.1"

Kodak EasyShare V1233

Kodak EasyShare V1233
similar age
$299

Significant advantages of the V1233 (vs the V1253)

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Significant disadvantages of the V1233 (vs the V1253)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3.1"

common strengths of the V1233 and V1253

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (102×55×23 mm) vs Compact (102×55×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak V1253 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (102×55×23 mm) vs prosumer size (124×99×76 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3") and is significantly lighter (185 g vs 480 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a slightly smaller screen (3.1" vs 3.2"), takes much lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.7 fps vs 5 fps).

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
6 years newer
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the V1253)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 12 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the V1253)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm) vs Compact (102×55×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 480 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the D5300 and V1253

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