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 D3200) and Canon (such as the Rebel T4i)

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 digital) and is thinner (0.7" vs 0.8").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/4.8 vs f/3.9), records lower quality movies (848 x 480 @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm) and is older (january 2010 vs february 2011).

Fujifilm FinePix Z90

Fujifilm FinePix Z90
1 year newer
$212

Significant advantages of the Z90 (vs the Slice)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Z90 (vs the Slice)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Z90 and Slice

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great zoom: 5x vs 5x
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

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 professional size (133×100×79 mm)) and is thinner (0.7" vs 3.1").

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 5 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
2 years newer
$358 (body only)
$438 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 848 x 480 @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the Slice)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the D3200 and Slice

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the Slice)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 848 x 480 @ 30fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the Slice)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Super compact (104×60×17 mm)

common strengths of the T4i and Slice

  • Have touch screens