Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

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Fujifilm FinePix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Macro focus
Great macro
2.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S3300.
Explore our gallery of 44 sample photos taken by the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S3300

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size
Slightly smaller
118×81×100 mm vs 124×86×94 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight
Slightly lighter
540 g vs 589 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

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Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
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 4 f-stops better
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
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 26x
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More than 30% more zoom
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.7" vs 3.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S33003.9"
              Z990 MAX3.7"
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3300540 g
              Z990 MAX589 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              S3300118×81×100 mm
              Z990 MAX124×86×94 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
              S33001/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm
              Z990 MAX1/2.5" 6.13x4.51mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S3300230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S330026x
              Z990 MAX30x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $425

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              Thickness Is thinner
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $169

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $374

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $170

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Fujifilm FinePix S4200

              Super zoom

              $283

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Fujifilm FinePix S2900HD

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              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
              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
              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 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
              Olympus SP-720UZ

              Olympus 720UZ

              Super zoom

              $181

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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