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

Nikon D3200

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
True resolution
High true resolution
24.1 MP
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.2 EV
 

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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $210.18 vs $319.00
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The best price we've seen is $109 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
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
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.2x15.4mm vs 1/2.5" 6.1x4.5mm
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Around 13x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Size Slightly smaller 125x96x76 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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 Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              Z990 MAX:Digital
              D3200:Pentamirror
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              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
              Size Large Help
              Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
              D3200:125x96x76 mm
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $575 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $270 - $387 body only

              $399 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Dynamic range Has significantly narrower dynamic range
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $629 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $285

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $250 - $347

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $418

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

              Super zoom

              $387

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Nikon D3200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $680 - $700 body only

              $489 - $820 with 18-55mm lens

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 body only

              $597 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

              $378 - $469 body only

              $458 - $669 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $1,098 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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