As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak EasyShare V705 is also often compared to ultra compacts, entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Kodak EasyShare V705's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot S200) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-P72 and the Cybershot DSC-WX30)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak V705 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 39 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.5" vs 1.5"), is much smaller (super compact (101×50×20 mm) vs compact (120×58×33 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.3") and is slightly lighter (165 g vs 259 g).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,000 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), is older (august 2006 vs february 2014), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1170 of a second vs 1/1448 of a second).

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
7 years newer
$232

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the V705)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the V705)

  • Much larger: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Super compact (101×50×20 mm)
  • Thicker: 1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S200 and V705

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 23 mm
  • Very small: Compact (100×59×26 mm) vs Super compact (101×50×20 mm)

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P72
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-P72 (vs the V705)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-P72 (vs the V705)

  • Much larger: Compact (120×58×33 mm) vs Super compact (101×50×20 mm)
  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"

common strengths of the DSC-P72 and V705

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Kodak EasyShare V570

Kodak EasyShare V570
7 months older

Significant advantages of the V570 (vs the V705)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/1448 of a second vs 1/1170 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the V570 (vs the V705)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 23 mm
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the V570 and V705

  • Very small: Super compact (101×50×20 mm) vs Super compact (101×50×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 175 g vs 165 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak V705 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 25 mm).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (super compact (101×50×20 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX30
5 years newer
$212

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the V705)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX30 (vs the V705)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX30 and V705

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Sony SLT A35

Sony SLT A35
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the SLT A35 (vs the V705)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A35 (vs the V705)

  • None found

common strengths of the SLT A35 and V705

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak V705 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (23 mm vs 36 mm), has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 2"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (230k dots vs 85k dots), is slightly smaller (super compact (101×50×20 mm) vs prosumer size (108×81×92 mm)) and is newer (august 2006 vs february 2006).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2
5 months older
$295

Significant advantages of the DSC-H2 (vs the V705)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H2 (vs the V705)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 23 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the DSC-H2 and V705

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (108×81×92 mm) vs Super compact (101×50×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 490 g vs 165 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.8"