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
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×79×76 mm)
Thickness
Thin
3"

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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Size
Smaller
117×79×76 mm vs 124×86×94 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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
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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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)
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
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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recommendations

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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Z5120117×79×76 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
              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
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              Z51201/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              Z990 MAX1/2.5" 6.13x4.51mm
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Z5120230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              Z512026 mm
              Z990 MAX28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Z512026x
              Z990 MAX30x
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              Z5120720p @ 30fps
              Z990 MAX1080p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $254

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Super zoom

              $205

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S1500

              Fujifilm FinePix S1500

              Super zoom

              $167

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Super zoom

              $130 - $211

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Size Smaller
              Weight Significantly lighter
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS

              Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS

              Super zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Olympus E-420

              Olympus E-420

              Entry-level DSLR

              $999 body only

              $370 with 14-42mm lens

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348 - $370

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $385

              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Placeholder

              Kodak EasyShare P880

              Pro digicam

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $170

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support

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