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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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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        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
        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 L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $250

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $168

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

        Super zoom

        $598

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $273 body only

        $640 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 EasyShare Z981

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Super zoom

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

        Nikon Coolpix L120 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $190

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $214

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $300

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Nikon Coolpix L310

        Super zoom

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

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