Summary Kodak Z981

Prices Price
Camera only
$300
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 26x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
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

Replacement

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
Movie format Higher resolution movies

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Pros

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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent super zooms

Weight Light Help
540 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$300.00

Cons

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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
26 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.9 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
4.1"
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
16 seconds
Size Slightly large Help
Professional size (124×85×105 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
Announced Old Help
January 2010
Weight Heavy Help
540 g
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The Kodak Z981 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
26x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
201k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

Appearance

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Discussion

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