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
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (117×79×76 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. 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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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
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Almost the same
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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
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
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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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
              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
              Z51201/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              Z990 MAX1/2.5" 6.13x4.51mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Z5120230k dots
              Z990 MAX460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Z512026x
              Z990 MAX30x
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              Z512026 mm
              Z990 MAX28 mm

              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

              $275

              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
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $374

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Kodak EasyShare Z980

              Super zoom

              $350

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $190

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $239

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 (Lumix DMC-TZ57)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45 (Lumix DMC-TZ57)

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $400 - $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

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $360 - $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

              $180

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Kodak PixPro AZ361

              Kodak PixPro AZ361

              Super zoom

              $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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