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

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
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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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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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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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 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
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
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        Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
        Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
        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

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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

        $289 - $390

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Olympus SP-620 UZ

        Olympus 620 UZ

        Travel zoom

        $144

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $480 - $774 body only

        $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

        Overall image quality Has much better image quality
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Autofocus Lacks autofocus
        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

        Super zoom

        $188 - $238

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW

        Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Olympus SP-800 UZ

        Olympus SP-800 UZ

        Super zoom

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Size Slightly smaller
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $160 - $279

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $299 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Fujifilm FinePix S4000

        Super zoom

        $152

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Size Slightly smaller
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H10

        Travel zoom

        Size Significantly smaller
        Weight Significantly lighter
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

        Super zoom

        $365 - $598

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Size Larger
        Overall image quality Worse image quality
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

        Super zoom

        $315

        Lowest price Much cheaper
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

        Pro digicam

        $898

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Significantly larger
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Super zoom

        $298

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

        Super zoom

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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