As well as being compared against other compacts, the Kodak Slice is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs. The Kodak Slice's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S80 and the D3200) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix Z90)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Slice compared to other compact competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), is slightly smaller (super compact (104×60×17 mm) vs compact (92×61×23 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.7" vs 0.8").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4.8 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is older (january 2010 vs september 2010).

Nikon Coolpix S80

Nikon Coolpix S80
8 months newer
$240

Significant advantages of the S80 (vs the Slice)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.6 vs f/4.8
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the S80 (vs the Slice)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S80 and Slice

  • Very small: Super compact (99×63×17 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)
  • Very large screens: 3.5" vs 3.5"
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm FinePix Z90

Fujifilm FinePix Z90
1 year newer
$133

Significant advantages of the Z90 (vs the Slice)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/3.9 vs f/4.8

Significant disadvantages of the Z90 (vs the Slice)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Z90 and Slice

  • Very small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)
  • Have touch screens
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Samsung SL820

Samsung SL820
10 months older

Significant advantages of the SL820 (vs the Slice)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4.8
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SL820 (vs the Slice)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Compact (92×61×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)

common strengths of the SL820 and Slice

  • Very small: Compact (92×61×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 168 g vs 158 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • None found

common strengths of the D3200 and Slice

  • None found