Kodak EasyShare Z980 Review

Overall Score

51

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-624 mm (24x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 91 x 105 mm, 445g.
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Kodak EasyShare Z980 Overview


First introduced in January, 2009, Kodak EasyShare Z980 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Kodak Z980 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Kodak EasyShare Z980

Sensor resolution of Kodak Z980 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Kodak Z980 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Kodak Z980


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Kodak EasyShare Z980 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
External Flash
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
RAW Support
Manual Focus
2.8 Lens at Wide
25 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 201k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.0
Slow Continuous Shooting: 201 fps
Type Scores

Kodak EasyShare Z980 has an Overall Score of 51/100 and ranked #150 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #470 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Kodak Z980 Scores
Imaging score
34
Features score
57
Value for money score
68
Portability score
79
Overall score
51
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Kodak Z980


Kodak EasyShare Z980 weighs 445g and has external dimensions of 124 x 91 x 105mm (4.88 x 3.58 x 4.13"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Kodak Z980 is 57 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Kodak Z980 is more by 11mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Kodak Z980
445g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Kodak Z980
105mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Kodak EasyShare Z980 with the dimensions:

Kodak EasyShare Z980

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight EasyShare Z980 Dimensions EasyShare Z980
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS Canon SX410 IS 325 g 445 g 104 x 69 x 85 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Fujifilm FinePix Z900EXR Fujifilm Z900EXR 151 g 445 g 101 x 59 x 18 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Olympus SP-565UZ Olympus SP-565UZ 413 g 445 g 116 x 84 x 81 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 445 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 445 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 445 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 445 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Olympus SZ-15 Olympus SZ-15 250 g 445 g 108 x 70 x 40 mm 124 x 91 x 105 mm

Specifications of Kodak EasyShare Z980


General
Brand Kodak
Model EasyShare Z980
Announced January, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 201k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 25
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/16 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.30
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 445 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 91 x 105 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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