The Pentax Optio E40 is mostly gets compared to digicams. The Pentax Optio E40's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare Z730)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Pentax E40 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.4" vs 2.2"), is newer (july 2007 vs february 2005) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 33 mm) and much shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 64 seconds).

Kodak EasyShare Z730

2 years older

Significant advantages of the Z730 (vs the E40)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 33 mm vs 37 mm
  • Much longer exposures: 64 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Z730 (vs the E40)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.2" vs 2.4"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Z730 and E40

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel