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

Nikon D7000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Viewfinder coverage
Great 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
 
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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 $215.00 vs $624.95
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The best price we've seen is $410 cheaper (2.9x 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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 1.7 fps
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More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentaprism vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              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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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $549 - $575 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

              $148 - $190

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              $199

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $278 - $297

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung ST200F

              Samsung ST200F

              Digicam

              $211

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Fujifilm FinePix S1600

              Super zoom

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Nikon D7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $815 - $947 body only

              $1,247 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 - $747 body only

              $629 - $847 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
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $899 body only

              $959 - $999 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $792 body only

              $950 with 18-105mm lens

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

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