The Kodak EasyShare Z740 is mostly gets compared to other super zooms. The Kodak EasyShare Z740's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the PixPro AZ251 and the EasyShare Z712 IS)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Z740 compared to other super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.7), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1700 of a second vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (january 2005 vs june 2013).

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Kodak PixPro AZ251
8 years newer
$211

Significant advantages of the AZ251 (vs the Z740)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the AZ251 (vs the Z740)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 30 seconds vs 1/1700 of a second
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the AZ251 and Z740

  • Very small: Standard size (115×74×70 mm) vs Standard size (98×76×72 mm)
  • Very light: 354 g vs 330 g
  • Very thin: 2.7" vs 2.8"

Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS

Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Z712 IS (vs the Z740)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the Z712 IS (vs the Z740)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1700 of a second

common strengths of the Z712 IS and Z740

  • Very small: Standard size (104×74×70 mm) vs Standard size (98×76×72 mm)
  • Very light: 350 g vs 330 g
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 2.8"