At A Glance

Anyone who takes a lot of vertical shots, shoots in RAW, and needs a hotshoe can probably overlook the Z980's image shortcomings.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Kodak EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera blends the latest picture-taking technology with the ultimate in style. And with Kodak's innovative Smart Capture feature, it's the take-anywhere camera that does it all automatically.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Number of Batteries Supported 4
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 16 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Eastman Kodak Company
UPC Code 041771837150
Manufacturer Part Number 1837152
Brand Name Kodak
Product Name EasyShare Z980 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The Kodak EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera blends the latest picture-taking technology with the ultimate in style. And with Kodak's innovative Smart Capture feature, it's the take-anywhere camera that does it all automatically.

Product Model Z980
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 24.0 x
Digital Zoom 5.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera
  • Detachable Vertical Grip
  • 4 x AA Ni-MH Pre-Charged Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery
  • Ni-MH Charging Solution
  • USB Cable
  • Lens Cap with Strap
  • Neck Strap
  • Software CD with User's Guide
Physical Characteristics
Height 4.9"
Width 3.5"
Depth 4.1"
Weight (Approximate) 14.64 oz
Video
Video Formats QuickTime MOV
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Good
Color Fair
Sharpness Very Good
Distortion Very Good
Performance
Image Quality, Sharpness 53.8
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 51.9
Image Quality, Color 56.2
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 58.2
Battery Life (minutes) 273.5
Image Quality, Exposure 56.3
Number of Shots 500.0
Image Quality, Distortion 62.4
Battery Life Score Superior
Image Quality, Overall 53.9
Number of Batteries 4
Image Quality Score Good