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 slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is thinner (0.7" vs 0.8") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very large screens: 3.5" vs 3.5"
  • Very small: Super compact (99×63×17 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)

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)

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

common strengths of the Z90 and Slice

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

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)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SL820 and Slice

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (92×61×23 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kodak Slice compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, is much smaller (super compact (104×60×17 mm) vs prosumer size (125×96×77 mm)) and is thinner (0.7" vs 3").

However, on average it records lower quality movies (848 x 480 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 24.1 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 4 fps) and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm).

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (125×96×77 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)

common strengths of the D3200 and Slice

  • None found