Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

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Kodak EasyShare Z5120

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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 116x78x76 mm
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Kodak EasyShare Z5120. Explore our gallery of 44 sample photos taken by the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX.

differences

Advantages of the Kodak Z5120

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
116x78x76 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.7"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
508 g vs 589 g
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More than 10% lighter
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
5.6 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
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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
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
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
30x vs 26x
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More than 30% more zoom
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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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
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              Z5120508 g
              Z990 MAX589 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z51203"
              Z990 MAX3.7"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Size Large Help
              Z5120116x78x76 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
              Z512026x
              Z990 MAX30x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Z5120230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              Z512026 mm
              Z990 MAX28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Super zoom

              $195 - $229

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $340

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $295

              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Compact

              $115

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $649 - $650 body only

              $620 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $309 - $430

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $356

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $345 - $375

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              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
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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