Summary Kodak Z981

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 4
Specifications Key specs
Help 26x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 201k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Kodak EasyShare Z981Kodak EasyShare Z981


Kodak has replaced the EasyShare Z981 with the Z990 MAX.

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX announced April 2011
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster

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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Professional size (124×85×105 mm)
Weight Light Help
540 g
Thickness Thin Help


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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent digicams

Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
201k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.9 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
16 seconds
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (124×85×105 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
Announced Old Help
January 2010
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
26 mm
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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Kodak EasyShare Z981
EasyShare Z981

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colin young (0:47 PM, May 02, 2011)
Does not appear to have facility to switch off the 4 minute hiberation feature