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Who says you can't have it all? The Kodak EASYSHARE Z980 digital camera blends the latest picture-taking technology with the ultimate in style. And wi...

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ProEasy to use, great image quality, clean design

ConsShort battery life, a little noisy

At an affordable price the digital camera offers a 26 mm wide angle, professional quality, 24X image stabilized optical zoom lens, Kodak's exclusive Smart Capture feature, which analyzes scenes and adjusts camera settings. HD picture and video capture, Vertical shutter release and detachable...

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Product Information : Kodak EASYSHARE Z980

Manufacturer's product description

Who says you can't have it all? 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 Z980 allows you to take those versatile and creative shots you crave. So when the perfect picture-taking opportunity arises, you'll be ready. Go from horizontal to vertical shots with ease. And with on-camera features like face detection, multimedia slideshow, text and sound tags, and HD video, taking the shot is just the beginning.

Product Details

Product Description: Kodak EASYSHARE Z980 - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact, Digital camera

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Sensor Resolution: 12.0 Megapixel

Lens System: Schneider 24 x zoom lens - f/2.8-5.0

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 70 cm

Digital Zoom: 5 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Electronic - colour

Display: LCD display - 3"

Supported Battery: 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Dimensions (WxDxH): 9.1 cm x 10.5 cm x 12.4 cm

Weight: 415 g

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Manufacturer: Kodak

Lens System / Min Focal Length: 0.026

Memory Type: Internal and external

Optical Sensor / Optical Sensor Type: CCD

LCD Display Size: 3

Flash Memory / Form Factor: SD/SDHC Memory Card

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 12

Lens System / Optical Zoom: 24x


MPN: 1899749, 1837152

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Sensor Resolution: 12.0 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Effective Sensor Resolution: 12,000,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.33"

Optical Zoom: 24 x

Digital Zoom: 5 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 25

Digital Video Format: H.264

Image Recording Format: JPEG, RAW

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 64, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO 3200 (3Mpix), ISO 6400 (3Mpix)

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, text, museum, backlight, night portrait, self-portrait, Children, fireworks, night landscape, panorama assist, flower, sports mode, sunset, candle, beach, snow, high sensitivity, Stage

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, natural, high colour, low colour

White Balance: Automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, tungsten light, daylight, shade

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 16 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Auto Exposure Bracketing: 3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

Type: Schneider 24 x zoom lens - f/2.8-5.0

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 26 - 624mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 70 cm

Macro Focus Range: 1-300cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 9

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Effective Flash Range: 6.2 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 1 frame per second, 5 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Flash Terminal: Hot shoe

Additional Features: Audio recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, auto power save, display brightness control, sharpness control, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, cropping an image, built-in help guide


Viewfinder Type: Electronic

Viewfinder Colour Support: Colour


Type: 3" LCD display

Resolution: 201,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in


Microphone Operation Mode: Stereo


Connector Type: 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x USB ¦ 1 x DC power input

Memory Card Slot: SD card


Software: Drivers & Utilities, Kodak EasyShare

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support: MS Windows XP, Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later, MS Windows Vista

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive


Included Accessories: Battery charger, lens cap, neck strap, USB cable, camera grip


Battery Type: AA

Details: 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

RAM Installed: 64 MB

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Image Storage: JPEG 4000 x 3000 ¦ JPEG 4000 x 2664 ¦ JPEG 4000 x 2256 ¦ JPEG 2832 x 2128 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 1280 x 960 ¦ JPEG 1800 x 1200

Video Capture: H.264 - 1024 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 9.1 cm

Depth: 10.5 cm

Height: 12.4 cm

Weight: 415 g


Listed on Ciao since: 14/05/2009