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Reasons to buy the Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 
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differences

Advantages of the Kodak Z990 MAX

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Zoom Slightly more zoom 30x vs 26x
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More than 30% more zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 1.1 fps
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Around 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.7" vs 3.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $210.18 vs $245.00
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 10% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 16s vs 4s
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4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Pentax X90

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Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller 112x81x99 mm vs 124x86x93 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 428 g vs 589 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              Z990 MAX:1 cm
              X90:0.9 cm
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z990 MAX:3.7"
              X90:3.9"
              Weight Heavy Help
              Z990 MAX:589 g
              X90:428 g
              Size Large Help
              Z990 MAX:124x86x93 mm
              X90:112x81x99 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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              Z990 MAX:30x
              X90:26x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Z990 MAX:460k dots
              X90:230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              Z990 MAX:28 mm
              X90:26 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $285

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $171 - $270

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $167 - $227

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $390 body only

              $399 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $298 - $600

              3D Takes 3D photos
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Larger
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix P90

              Nikon Coolpix P90

              Super zoom

              $450

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Nikon Coolpix P500

              Super zoom

              $328

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $195

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Pentax X90 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $192

              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Fujifilm FinePix S4000

              Super zoom

              $149

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Pentax X-5

              Pentax X-5

              Super zoom

              $244

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $339 - $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Super zoom

              $544

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom

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