Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Nikon Coolpix P520

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P510

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
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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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the Z990 MAX's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The Z990 MAX's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.7" vs 4"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 16s vs 8s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P510

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom 41.7x vs 30x
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More than 90% more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 7 fps vs 5 fps
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40% faster continuous shooting
Weight Slightly lighter 555 g vs 589 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        HDR In-camera HDR Help
        Combines multiple exposures
        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
        Digital
        Weight Heavy Help
        Z990 MAX:589 g
        P510:555 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        Z990 MAX:3.7"
        P510:4"
        Size Large Help
        Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
        P510:120x83x102 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Nikon Coolpix P600

        Super zoom

        $397

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197 - $227

        Size Is slightly smaller
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 body only

        $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $214 - $279

        Size Is slightly smaller
        High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $190

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $273 body only

        $427 - $489 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Kodak EasyShare Z981

        Super zoom

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Fujifilm FinePix S4500

        Super zoom

        $190

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly smaller
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

        Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $429

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Lowest price More expensive
        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Nikon Coolpix P530

        Super zoom

        $347

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        GPS No built-in GPS

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