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

Nikon Coolpix L120 vs Kodak EashShare Z5120

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Nikon Coolpix L120

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Kodak EasyShare 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
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
5.6 fps
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 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix L120.

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

              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
              Z51203"
              L1203.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              Z5120508 g
              L120406 g
              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
              Z5120720p @ 30fps
              L120720p

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              Z5120116x78x76 mm
              L120110x77x78 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              Z51203"
              L1203.1"
              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
              Z512026x
              L12021x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $227 body only

              $355 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $150

              Lowest price Is much less expensive
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $210

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Super zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Kodak PixPro AZ521

              Super zoom

              $195 - $229

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $295

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Larger
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $547 body only

              $499 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Compact

              $115

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              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 L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $100

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179 - $207

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $171

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

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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              Kodak EasyShare Z5120 Nikon Coolpix L120

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