Kodak Z980 Review

 
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General
Model Number: Z980
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $199.00
Date Available: 2009-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 14.6 oz (415 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.6 x 4.9 x 4.1 in.
(91 x 124 x 105 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2256 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2128 (6.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1800 x 1200 (2.2 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.50
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 624 mm
Zoom Ratio: 24.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 70 cm to Infinity
27.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 30 cm
0.4 - 11.8 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.0 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 201,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*, 6400* (3.1 megapixel only, in PASM modes)
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade
Shutter Speed Range: 16 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, high ISO, night portrait, landscape, night landscape, flower, sunset, backlight, candlelight, manner/museum, text, beach, snow, fireworks, children, self-portrait, stage, panorama
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, red-eye reduction, fill, off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 6.2m Tele: 3.5m (ISO 400)
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 64.0
Uncompressed Format: RAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: QuickTime MPEG-4
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Camera dock
Included Software: Kodak EasyShare
OS Compatibility: Windows XP or later; Mac OS X 10.3 or later
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Lithium, Alkaline disposables, NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Kodak NiMH Pre-Charged rechargeables
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Smart Capture, Hot-Shoe, Detachable Vertical Grip.

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