The Kodak EasyShare Z612 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms. The Kodak EasyShare Z612's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX270 HS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z612 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (12x vs 20x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (104×74×69 mm) vs compact (106×63×33 mm)) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (6.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
7 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the Z612)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (106×63×33 mm) vs Standard size (104×74×69 mm)
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the Z612)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SX270 HS and Z612

  • None found