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Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

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

Advantages of the Kodak Z5120

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Size Smaller 116x78x76 mm vs 124x86x93 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
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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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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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight Heavy Help
Z5120:508 g
Z990 MAX:589 g
Thickness Quite thick Help
Z5120:3"
Z990 MAX:3.7"
Size Large Help
Z5120:116x78x76 mm
Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
Z5120:26x
Z990 MAX:30x
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
Z5120:230k dots
Z990 MAX:460k dots
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
Z5120:26 mm
Z990 MAX:28 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Kodak EasyShare Z981

Kodak EasyShare Z981

Super zoom

Thickness Is thicker
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $400

Zoom Has much more zoom
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$168 - $279

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$273 body only

$427 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Kodak EasyShare Z1285

Kodak EasyShare Z1285

Compact

Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Olympus SP-550 UZ

Olympus SP-550 UZ

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Super zoom

$598

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $648 body only

$200 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$253

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$315 - $405

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

appearance

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