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

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S3300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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
118x80x99 mm vs 124x86x93 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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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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)
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
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 1.2 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 26x
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More than 30% more zoom
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
              Weight Heavy Help
              S3300540 g
              Z990 MAX589 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              S33003.9"
              Z990 MAX3.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              S3300118x80x99 mm
              Z990 MAX124x86x93 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S330026x
              Z990 MAX30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S3300230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $130 - $230

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $279 - $345

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Super zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $399

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $377 - $398

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon D5000

              Nikon D5000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $906 body only

              $727 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

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

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $280

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $90

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Pentax X-5

              Pentax X-5

              Super zoom

              $259

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $290 body only

              $379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

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

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