Kodak Z980 with Olympus SP-820UZ Comparison

Kodak Z980 and Olympus SP-820UZ Main Features

  • January, 2009
  • August, 2012
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 26-624 mm (24x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 22-896 mm (40x) F3.4-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 2.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 91 x 105 mm, 445g.
  • 117 x 78 x 93 mm, 485g.
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Kodak Z980 Scores


Imaging score
34
Features score
57
Value for money score
68
Portability score
79
Overall score
51

Olympus SP-820UZ Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
30
Value for money score
49
Portability score
82
Overall score
32

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ with Kodak EasyShare Z980 Overview


Let's compare Kodak EasyShare Z980 with Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Kodak Z980 was released in 2009, and Olympus SP-820UZ in 2012. Stylus SP-820UZ is newer, which is a plus. EasyShare Z980 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of EasyShare Z980 is greater than that of Stylus SP-820UZ. However, the difference of 2 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Stylus SP-820UZ), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. EasyShare Z980 has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), Stylus SP-820UZ doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
EasyShare Z980 has electronic viewfinder, and the Stylus SP-820UZ doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Kodak EasyShare Z980 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting. Kodak EasyShare Z980 has 2.0 fps continuous shooting.

General EasyShare Z980 Stylus SP-820UZ
Brand Kodak Olympus
Model EasyShare Z980 Stylus SP-820UZ
Announced January, 2009 August, 2012
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 10 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 201k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/16 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.30 15.00
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 64 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 445 g 485 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 91 x 105 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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