Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Kodak EasyShare Z5120 vs Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

differences

Advantages of the Kodak Z5120

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5.6 fps vs 0.7 fps
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8x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
26x vs 21x
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More than 50% more zoom
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$190.00 vs $440.29
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The best price we've seen is $250 cheaper (2.3x less)
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L120

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
25 mm vs 26 mm
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
406 g vs 508 g
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More than 20% lighter
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z5120:3"
              L120:3.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              Z5120:508 g
              L120:406 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              Z5120:720p @ 30fps
              L120:720p
              Size Large Help
              Z5120:116x78x76 mm
              L120:110x77x78 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              Z5120:116x78x76 mm
              L120:110x77x78 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              Z5120:3"
              L120:3.1"
              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
              Z5120:26x
              L120:21x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $235 body only

              $375 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $219 - $327

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $156

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $310

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $315

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $149

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $158

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Fujifilm FinePix S3300

              Super zoom

              $214

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Size Larger

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