Kodak Pixpro AZ421 vs Nikon Coolpix L330

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Kodak Pixpro AZ421
Nikon Coolpix L330

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 42xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 16x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (26xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 6 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (5.9).
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a minimum aperture of 2.6, but the Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 3.1 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 larger).
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 2 higher than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (1,600).
97% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 30ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 29s longer than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (1ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Cheaper by $102
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 costs $158.99, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L330 is $260.95.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 100%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix L330 is 92% (based on 245 reviews).
11 Reasons For
21% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 20.2MPMP digital camera. That's 4.05MP higher than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (20.2MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

4.04MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 20.48MPMP digital camera. That's 4.04MP more than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (20.48MPMP).
584mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a maximum focal length of 585mmmm, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only a 1,008mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (584mm shorter).
7% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 22.5mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (22.5mmmm).
50% higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels higher than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (460,000 pixels pixels).
Marginally lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a weight of 430gg, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 454gg digital camera (24g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 76.3mmmm tall digital camera. That's 5.3mm shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (76.3mmmm).
Thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a depth of 83.3mmmm. That's 1.1mm thinner than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (83.3mmmm).
2% narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a width of 111.1mmmm. That's 1.6mm narrower than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (111.1mmmm).
Four supported batteries Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has four supported batteries, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 only has one supported battery.
370 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 only takes 200 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.15MPMP digital camera. That's 4.05MP lower than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (20.2MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

4.04MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.44MPMP digital camera. That's 4.04MP less than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (20.48MPMP).
Five hundred and eighty-four times shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a maximum focal length of 1,008mmmm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 585mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (584mm longer).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 24mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1.5mm longer than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (22.5mmmm).
230 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230 pixels lower than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (460,000 pixels pixels).
24g heavier Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a weight of 454gg, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 430gg digital camera (24g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

7% taller Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 81.6mmmm tall digital camera. That's 5.3mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (76.3mmmm).
2% thicker Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a depth of 84.4mmmm. That's 1.1mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (83.3mmmm).
Wider Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a width of 112.7mmmm. That's 1.6mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix L330 (111.1mmmm).
Only one supported battery Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has one supported battery, however the Nikon Coolpix L330 only has four supported batteries.
Only 200 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix L330 only takes 370 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

8 Reasons Against
62% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 26xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 16x smaller than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (26xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

2% bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.1 bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (5.9).
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has a minimum aperture of 3.1, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 2.6 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 smaller).
2x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 2 lower than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (1,600).
Twenty-nine times shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is a 1ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 29s shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (1ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

More expensive by $102
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is $101.96 more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421.
Older by nine months
The Nikon Coolpix L330 is nine months older than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421.
User review Rating is Worse
The Nikon Coolpix L330 has an average user score of 92%, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 2 reviews).

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Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 35 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
16.15MP 20.2MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 5152 x 3864
 5120 x 2880
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
Total Megapixel Count
16.44MP 20.48MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
42x
BEST
26x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6
BEST
5.9
Minimum Aperture
2.6
BEST
3.1
Maximum Focal Length
1,008mm 585mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 22.5mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 180.6 4 - 104
Lens
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure
15/11 12/9
Combined Zoom
168x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 centre weighted
 contrast detection
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.50 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.016 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
0.6 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range
3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200
BEST
1,600
Minimum ISO Speed
80 80
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
1s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
1.2 - 4.4 1.5 - 2.5
Flash Range
0.5 - 7.5 0.5 - 5

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
BEST
Internal Memory
8MB
BEST
43MB
Maximum Memory Card Size
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Backlight
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Food
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
454g 430g
BEST
Height
81.6mm 76.3mm
BEST
Depth
84.4mm 83.3mm
BEST
Width
112.7mm 111.1mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 430g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 4
BEST
Battery Size
LB-060 AA
Battery Capacity
1,100mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots 370 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 90 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED C2
 EXPEED C2
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