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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differences

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
Lowest price Cheaper $210.18 vs $399.00
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The best price we've seen is $189 cheaper (around 50% less)
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
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 41.7x vs 30x
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More than 90% more zoom
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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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 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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              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

              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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Nikon Coolpix P530

              Super zoom

              $250 - $347

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $165 - $227

              Size Is slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $405 - $433

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $171 - $277

              Size Is slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Size Is slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $321

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              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
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168 - $189

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

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348 - $420

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

              Super zoom

              $387

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

              Nikon Coolpix P510 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $334 - $339

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $339 - $397

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $831 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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