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

Nikon D7000 vs Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

Winner
Nikon D7000

76

Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

37

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 (104×66×71 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
340 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

differences

Advantages of the Kodak Z8612 IS

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Size
Significantly smaller
104×66×71 mm vs 132×105×77 mm
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2.2x smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
340 g vs 780 g
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2.3x lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.8" vs 3"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$299.99 vs $684.00
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The best price we've seen is $384 cheaper (2.3x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon D7000

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
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
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D7000's boost ISO is 6 f-stops better
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D7000's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
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 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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Z8612 IS2.8"
              D70003"
              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
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $275 body only

              $484 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

              Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS

              Kodak EasyShare Z712 IS

              Super zoom

              $370

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Kodak EasyShare C613

              Kodak EasyShare C613

              Compact

              $189

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Kodak EasyShare Z915

              Kodak EasyShare Z915

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $798

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Nikon D7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $759 - $897 body only

              $959 - $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

              $647 body only

              $579 - $747 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
              Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $413 - $497 body only

              $489 - $550 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
              Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $700 body only

              $1,008 with 55-300mm lens

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Weight Lighter
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $649 - $699 body only

              $929 - $1,199 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

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