Kodak Z980 with Pentax K-3 III Comparison

Kodak Z980 and Pentax K-3 III Main Features

  • January, 2009
  • March, 2021
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 26-624 mm (24x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • -
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 1600000 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 12.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 91 x 105 mm, 445g.
  • 135 x 104 x 74 mm, 820g.
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Kodak Z980 Scores


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

Pentax K-3 III Scores


Imaging score
54
Features score
92
Value for money score
85
Portability score
71
Overall score
78

Pentax K-3 III with Kodak EasyShare Z980 Overview


Let's compare Kodak EasyShare Z980 with Pentax K-3 III. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Kodak Z980 was released in 2009, and Pentax K-3 III in 2021. K-3 III is newer, which is a plus. EasyShare Z980 12 years older.
The sensor resolution of K-3 III is greater than that of EasyShare Z980. The difference of 14 MP is quite a lot. 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 (K-3 III), 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. At Pentax K-3 III, the maximum ISO is greater by 1593600. Both cameras have Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
EasyShare Z980 has electronic viewfinder, and the K-3 III 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 12.0 fps continuous shooting. Kodak EasyShare Z980 has 12.0 fps continuous shooting.

General EasyShare Z980 K-3 III
Brand Kodak Pentax
Model EasyShare Z980 K-3 III
Announced January, 2009 March, 2021
Body Type Compact Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens Pentax KAF2
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5x
Number of Lenses 0 155
Macro Focus Range 10 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed Type
Screen Resolution 201k pixels 1,620kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.7
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 25 101
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 25
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/16 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.30 no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off Auto, Auto + Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On + Red-eye Reduction, Slow- speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye, P-TTL, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 APS-C
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 26 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 6192 x 4128
Max Native ISO 6400 1600000
Min Native ISO 64 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 3840 x 2160
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 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 800 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model 4 x AA D-LI90
Physical
Weight 445 g 820 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 91 x 105 mm 135 x 104 x 74 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II supported in slot 1)
Storage Slots 1 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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