As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Kodak EasyShare M580 is also often compared to ultra compacts, super zooms and compacts. The Kodak EasyShare M580's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare M340 and the EasyShare Z950) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S3100)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

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

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 10 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2010 vs january 2013).

Kodak EasyShare Z950

Kodak EasyShare Z950
5 months older

Significant advantages of the Z950 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z950 (vs the M580)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the Z950 and M580

  • None found

Sony Cybershot WX60

Sony Cybershot WX60
3 years newer
$208

Significant advantages of the WX60 (vs the M580)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the WX60 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX60 and M580

  • Light weight: 124 g vs 150 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 5x) and has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), is slightly larger (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs ultra compact (94×58×18 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,000 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), is older (january 2010 vs february 2011) and is thicker (1" vs 0.7").

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
1 year newer
$179

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the M580)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the M580)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and M580

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), is slightly smaller (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs standard size (104×66×71 mm)), is newer (january 2010 vs january 2008) and is thinner (1" vs 2.8").

However, on average it has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS
2 years older
$320

Significant advantages of the Z8612 IS (vs the M580)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Z8612 IS (vs the M580)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Significantly thicker: 2.8" vs 1"

common strengths of the Z8612 IS and M580

  • Very small: Standard size (104×66×71 mm) vs Compact (101×60×26 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1"
  • Very light: 340 g vs 150 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak M580 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 3x) and has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (101×60×26 mm) vs super compact (94×58×21 mm)), is thicker (1" vs 0.8"), doesn't have a built-in GPS, is not waterproof and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare M340

Kodak EasyShare M340
1 year older

Significant advantages of the M340 (vs the M580)

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

Significant disadvantages of the M340 (vs the M580)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 8x
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP1
similar age
$200

Significant advantages of the DMC-FP1 (vs the M580)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.7" vs 1"
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FP1 (vs the M580)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 8x
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FP1 and M580

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 1"
  • Light weight: 151 g vs 150 g

Kodak EasyShare M1033

Kodak EasyShare M1033
2 years older
$236

Significant advantages of the M1033 (vs the M580)

  • Thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the M1033 (vs the M580)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 8x
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the M1033 and M580

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

Kodak EasyShare M532

Kodak EasyShare M532
1 year newer
$237

Significant advantages of the M532 (vs the M580)

  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1"

Significant disadvantages of the M532 (vs the M580)

  • Much less zoom: 3.9x vs 8x

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

Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Fujifilm FinePix XP30
1 year newer
$130

Significant advantages of the XP30 (vs the M580)

  • Has a GPS
  • Waterproof
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the XP30 (vs the M580)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x

common strengths of the XP30 and M580

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1"