Updated (January, 2014): Compare the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Nikon D3300

Nikon D3200 vs Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Winner
Nikon D3200

95

Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
5 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Nikon D3200

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
Help
Record high quality audio with an external microphone
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
24.1 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Capture more than 2.5x more detail in your photos
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Size
Slightly smaller
125x96x76 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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Around 10% smaller
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.7"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
505 g vs 589 g
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More than 10% lighter
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              Z990 MAX:Digital
              D3200:Pentamirror
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z990 MAX:3.7"
              D3200:3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              Z990 MAX:589 g
              D3200:505 g
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Size Large Help
              Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
              D3200:125x96x76 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $393 body only

              $429 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 body only

              $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $300 - $349

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $287

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $377 - $418

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Canon EOS Rebel T1i

              Canon Rebel T1i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $861 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              $429 with 18-55mm lens

              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Super zoom

              $135 - $156

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon D3200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 body only

              $499 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $334 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $539 body only

              $553 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $233 body only

              $375 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Overall image quality Worse image quality

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