Updated (July, 2012): Compare the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 
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Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

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HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom More zoom 30x vs 24x
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Around 60% more zoom
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
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ150

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 220 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 faster 12 fps vs 5 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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 124x82x92 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 528 g vs 589 g
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More than 10% lighter
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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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
        Supports RAW RAW support Help
        Better editing
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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        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
        DMC-FZ150:528 g
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        Z990 MAX:3.7"
        DMC-FZ150:3.6"
        Size Large Help
        Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
        DMC-FZ150:124x82x92 mm

        Compared to recent super zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        Z990 MAX:30x
        DMC-FZ150:24x
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        460k dots

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Super zoom

        $363 - $518

        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon Powershot SX40

        Canon Powershot SX40

        Super zoom

        $315 - $405

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Super zoom

        $280 - $319

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is significantly larger
        Nikon D3100

        Nikon D3100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $285 body only

        $427 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Nikon Coolpix P520

        Super zoom

        $429

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Battery life Has a much shorter battery life

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

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        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $648 body only

        $200 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        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
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $168 - $279

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

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        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

        Pro digicam

        $847 - $898

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Overall image quality Much better image quality
        Size Significantly larger
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Super zoom

        $400 - $435

        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

        Super zoom

        $650

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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