Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS vs Nikon D7100

Nikon D7000

Winner
Nikon D7000

79

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Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

37

Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size 104x66x71 mm
Weight
Light-weight
340 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Kodak Z8612 IS

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Size
Significantly smaller
104x66x71 mm vs 132x105x77 mm
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2.2x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
340 g vs 780 g
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2.3x lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$304.95 vs $624.95
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The best price we've seen is $320 cheaper (2x less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.8" vs 3"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Nikon D7000

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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Around 15x larger sensor
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentaprism vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 1.7 fps
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More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D7000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D7000's boost ISO is 3 f-stops better
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z8612 IS:2.8"
              D7000:3"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $899 body only

              $959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $699 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 body only

              $1,129 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

              Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $198

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Kodak EasyShare C613

              Kodak EasyShare C613

              Compact

              $299

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Pro digicam

              $148

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Kodak EasyShare Z915

              Kodak EasyShare Z915

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

              Travel zoom

              $348

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              Nikon D7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $892 - $1,097 body only

              $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 body only

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $929 body only

              $900 with 18-55mm lens

              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Weight Lighter
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,499 body only

              $1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Cross type focus points More cross-type focus points
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

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