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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

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Size Smaller 110x73x81 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 437 g vs 589 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 3.2" vs 3.7"
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More than 10% thinner
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 18x
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Around 3x more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the Z990 MAX's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The Z990 MAX's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 1.2 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Thickness Quite thick Help
S2950:3.2"
Z990 MAX:3.7"
Weight Heavy Help
S2950:437 g
Z990 MAX:589 g
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Size Large Help
S2950:110x73x81 mm
Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

External flash No external flash support Help
Less expandable
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
S2950:18x
Z990 MAX:30x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$198

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120

Super zoom

$425

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$113 - $149

Size Is slightly smaller
Thickness Is thinner
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $749 body only

$550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Weight Is slightly heavier
Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$276 - $298 body only

$385 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$100 - $250

Size Smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Super zoom

$215

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$160

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$198

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Fujifilm FinePix S1800

Fujifilm FinePix S1800

Super zoom

Weight Lighter
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $400

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$180 - $279

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Kodak EasyShare Z981

Kodak EasyShare Z981

Super zoom

$379

Wide angle Better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Kodak PixPro AZ521

Kodak PixPro AZ521

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports RAW No RAW support
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$437 - $520 body only

$528 - $696 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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