As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak EasyShare Z1285 is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Kodak EasyShare Z1285's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX150 IS and the PowerShot A590 IS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L620)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z1285 compared to other compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2008 vs june 2007) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1448 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (90×65×32 mm) vs super compact (94×58×21 mm)) and is thicker (1.3" vs 0.8").

Kodak EasyShare Z1275

Kodak EasyShare Z1275
7 months older

Significant advantages of the Z1275 (vs the Z1285)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z1275 (vs the Z1285)

  • None found

common strengths of the Z1275 and Z1285

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

Kodak EasyShare M1033

Kodak EasyShare M1033
similar age
$406

Significant advantages of the M1033 (vs the Z1285)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (94×58×21 mm) vs Compact (90×65×32 mm)
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the M1033 (vs the Z1285)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1448 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M1033 and Z1285

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z1285 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L620

Nikon Coolpix L620
5 years newer
$380

Significant advantages of the L620 (vs the Z1285)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L620 (vs the Z1285)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the L620 and Z1285

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
3 years newer
$255

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the Z1285)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the Z1285)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the SX150 IS and Z1285

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
7 years newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the Z1285)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the Z1285)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and Z1285

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z1285 compared to digicam competitors include: it takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 8 MP).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
similar age

Significant advantages of the A590 IS (vs the Z1285)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A590 IS (vs the Z1285)

  • None found

common strengths of the A590 IS and Z1285

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.8
  • Light weight: 225 g vs 211 g