As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Kodak EasyShare M580 is also often compared to ultra compacts, waterproofs and compacts. The Kodak EasyShare M580's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare M532 and the Easyshare M5370) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S33 and the Coolpix L27)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), is slightly smaller (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs compact (90×64×39 mm)), is newer (january 2010 vs january 2009) and is thinner (1" vs 1.5").

However, on average it has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare Z915

Kodak EasyShare Z915
1 year older
$197

Significant advantages of the Z915 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z915 (vs the M580)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Larger: Compact (90×64×39 mm) vs Compact (101×60×26 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.5" vs 1"

common strengths of the Z915 and M580

  • Fairly small: Compact (90×64×39 mm) vs Compact (101×60×26 mm)
  • Light weight: 194 g vs 150 g
  • Very inexpensive: $196.63 vs $136.50

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Kodak M580 is slightly larger (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs ultra compact (91×52×17 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, is older (january 2010 vs september 2011) and is thicker (1" vs 0.7").

Kodak Easyshare M5370

Kodak Easyshare M5370
1 year newer
$280

Significant advantages of the M5370 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M5370 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the M5370 and M580

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
similar age
$237

Significant advantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W350 and M580

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 30 mm), is slightly smaller (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs compact (110×66×27 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP) and is slightly lighter (150 g vs 221 g).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (january 2010 vs february 2015), is not waterproof and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
5 years newer
$172

Significant advantages of the S33 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S33 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the S33 and M580

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (january 2010 vs february 2011), is thicker (1" vs 0.8") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare M532

Kodak EasyShare M532
1 year newer
$108

Significant advantages of the M532 (vs the M580)

  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the M532 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the M532 and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1"
  • Light weight: 130 g vs 150 g

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the L27 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L27 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the L27 and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S930

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S930
1 year older
$339

Significant advantages of the DSC-S930 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S930 (vs the M580)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DSC-S930 and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1" vs 1"
  • Inexpensive: $339.48 vs $136.50

Kodak EasyShare M340

Kodak EasyShare M340
1 year older

Significant advantages of the M340 (vs the M580)

  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 1"
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the M340 (vs the M580)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the M340 and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 1"
  • Light weight: 115 g vs 150 g

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
1 year newer
$198

Significant advantages of the 100 HS (vs the M580)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the 100 HS and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1"