Kodak Pixpro AZ421 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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Kodak Pixpro AZ421
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
1% higher megapixel Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.15MP digital camera. That's 0.15MP higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (16MP). 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.

72% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 42x optical zoom digital camera. That's 30x bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (12x). 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.

0.5 smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 2.6 minimum aperture digital camera, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a 3.1 minimum aperture digital camera (0.5 larger).
Vastly longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,008mm, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is only a 288mm maximum focal length digital camera (720mm shorter).
50% higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 1,600 higher than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (1,600).
25% smaller ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 80. That's 20 smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (100).
Longer slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 30s. That's 22s longer than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (8s). Read more

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

Larger display diagonal Edit
Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 3" screen. That's 0.3" larger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (2.7"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

HDMI Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has an HDMI, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Bigger battery capacity Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a battery capacity of 1,100mAh. That's 410mAh bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (690mAh).
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 2 user reviews, the average review score of the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 80% (based on 11 reviews).
5 Reasons For
A bit more total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a total megapixels of 16.6MP, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only a 16.44MP digital camera (0.16MP less).
A bit smaller maximum aperture number Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 6.3 maximum aperture, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only a 6 maximum aperture digital camera (0.3 bigger).
Hugely bigger internal memory Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an internal memory of 80MB, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only an 8MB internal memory digital camera (72MB smaller).
A lot higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a display resolution (numeric) of 460,000 pixels, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (230,000 pixels lower).
2x lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a 163g digital camera. That's 291g lighter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (163g). 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.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
1% less total megapixels Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.44MP digital camera. That's 0.16MP less than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (16.6MP).
5% bigger maximum aperture number Edit
Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is only 6 maximum aperture. That's 0.3 bigger than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (6.3).
9x smaller internal memory Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 8MB internal memory digital camera. That's 72MB smaller than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (80MB).
Vastly lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a display resolution (numeric) of 230,000 pixels. That's 230,000 pixels lower than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 (460,000 pixels).
Vastly heavier Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a weight of 454g, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a 163g digital camera (291g 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.

Older by seven months
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is seven months older than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10.
12 Reasons Against
Slightly lower megapixel Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a megapixel of 16MP, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.15MP digital camera (0.15MP higher). 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.

Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an optical zoom of 12x, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 42x optical zoom digital camera (30x bigger). 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.

0.5 larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a 3.1 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.5 larger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (3.1).
Three times shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 288mm. That's 720mm shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (288mm).
1,600 lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (1,600 higher).
20% bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
22s shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a slowest camera shutter speed of 8s, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (22s longer). Read more

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

Smaller display diagonal Edit
Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is only 2.7" screen, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 3" screen digital camera (0.3" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Does not have an HDMI Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 does not have an HDMI, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has an HDMI. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

410mAh smaller battery capacity Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 has a battery capacity of 690mAh, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 1,100mAh battery digital camera (410mAh bigger).
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Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 100% (based on 2 reviews).

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Date Released

28 months Ago 21 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel
16.15MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2048 x 1360
 1536 x 1536
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 3456 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2048 x 1360
 1536 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
Total Megapixels
16.44MP 16.6MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
42x
BEST
12x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
6 6.3
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
2.6
BEST
3.1
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
1,008mm
BEST
288mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.3 - 180.6 4.3 - 51.6
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Extra/Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
15/11 8/8
Combined Zoom
168x Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Aspheric Elements
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 8

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
0.016 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
0.6 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 640
 6400
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 640
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
3,200
BEST
1,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
80
BEST
100
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
8s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Flash on
 Forced off
Flash Range (tele)
1.2 - 4.4 1.5 - 2.6
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 7.5 0.6 - 5.2

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 25fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MP4
 MOV
 MP4
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording

Audio

Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
BEST
Internal Memory
8MB 80MB
BEST
Maximum Memory Card Size
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Display Diagonal
3"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST
Second Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Second display

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
 HDMI
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Fluorescent L
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Image Editing
 Resizing
 Crop
 Resizing
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
Camera Playback
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
454g 163g
BEST
Height
81.6mm 59.9mm
Depth
84.4mm 29.8mm
Width
112.7mm 99mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 177g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
LB-060 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,100mAh
BEST
690mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
200 shots 200 shots
Battery Voltage
3.7V 3.6V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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