Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Fujifilm FinePix S2950

Winner
Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

65

Fujifilm FinePix S2950

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
5 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S2950

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S2950.
Explore our gallery of 44 sample photos taken by the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S2950

Report a correction
Size
Smaller
110×73×81 mm vs 124×86×94 mm
Help
More than 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
437 g vs 589 g
Help
Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
3.2" vs 3.7"
Help
More than 10% thinner
Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Learn more about
the Fujifilm S2950

Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

Report a correction
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
Help
At its widest zoom, the Z990 MAX's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 18x
Help
Around 3x more zoom
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
Help
2x higher resolution screen
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The Z990 MAX's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 1.2 fps
Help
More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
16s vs 8s
Help
2x longer exposures
Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Learn more about
the Kodak Z990 MAX
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Fujifilm FinePix S2950 54
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        65 Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S29503.2"
              Z990 MAX3.7"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S2950437 g
              Z990 MAX589 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              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
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S29501/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              Z990 MAX1/2.5" 6.13x4.51mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S2950230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S295018x
              Z990 MAX30x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $275

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $374

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $210

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

              Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

              Super zoom

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              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

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Super zoom

              $350

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Olympus SP-720UZ

              Olympus 720UZ

              Super zoom

              $181

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

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

              appearance

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950 Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              discussion

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950
              FinePix S2950
              Fujifilm

              Report a correction
              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX
              Easyshare Z990 MAX
              Kodak

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments