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

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L120

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EashShare Z5120

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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
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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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 Common Weaknesses

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

Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Thickness Quite thick Help
Z5120:3"
L120:3.1"
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
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
Movie format HD (720p) video Help
Z5120:720p @ 30fps
L120:720p
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Size Large Help
Z5120:116x78x76 mm
L120:110x77x78 mm

Compared to recent super zooms

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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$175

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
3D Captures 3D images
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$278 body only

$392 - $427 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

Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Super zoom

$130 - $173

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Super zoom

$131

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Travel zoom

$103 - $120

Size Smaller
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Zoom Less zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Super zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Kodak EasyShare Z981

Kodak EasyShare Z981

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Size Larger

Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$202 - $279

Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$227

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$172

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix L110

Nikon Coolpix L110

Super zoom

$320

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L310

Nikon Coolpix L310

Super zoom

$198

Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

appearance

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discussion

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