Kodak Pixpro AZ421 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Kodak Pixpro AZ421
Nikon Coolpix S9900

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Reasons For

16 Reasons For
1% higher megapixel count Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.15MP digital camera. That's 0.15MP higher than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (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.

29% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 42x optical zoom digital camera. That's 12x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (30x). 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.

Vastly smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 6 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 6 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (unknown).
1.1 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a minimum aperture of 2.6, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 3.7 minimum aperture digital camera (1.1 larger).
A lot longer maximum focal length Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a maximum focal length of 1,008mm, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only a 750mm maximum focal length digital camera (258mm shorter).
5% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 24mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm shorter than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (25mm).
168x bigger combined zoom Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 168x combined zoom digital camera. That's 168x bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (unknownx).
57% smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 45 smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (125).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 22s longer than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (8s). Read more

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

Larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a maximum memory card size of 32GB, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only a unknownGB maximum memory card size digital camera (32GB smaller).
230,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 230,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 230,000 pixels higher than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (unknown pixels).
1,100mAh bigger battery capacity Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 1,100mAh battery digital camera. That's 1,100mAh bigger than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (unknownmAh).
Cheaper by £75
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 costs £149.00, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is £223.60.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 ranks No. 49094 by number of sales, but the Nikon Coolpix S9900 ranks No. 59037.
Much better user reviews
Based on 2 reviews, the average user review score of the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 100%, but the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 89% (based on 48 reviews).
7 Reasons For
2% more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 16.76MP digital camera. That's 0.32MP more than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (16.76MP).
50% higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 3,200 higher than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (6,400).
99% bigger internal memory Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 473MB internal memory digital camera. That's 465MB bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (473MB).
24% shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a height of 66mm. That's 15.6mm shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (66mm).
Thinner Edit
Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 39.5mm deep. That's 44.9mm thinner than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (39.5mm).
1% narrower Edit
Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 112mm wide. That's 0.7mm narrower than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (112mm).
300.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 only takes 200.00 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

8 Reasons Against
2% less total megapixel count Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 16.44MP digital camera. That's 0.32MP less than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (16.76MP).
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 3,200 lower than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (6,400).
59x smaller internal memory Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 8MB internal memory digital camera. That's 465MB smaller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (473MB).
15.6mm taller Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is an 81.6mm tall digital camera. That's 15.6mm taller than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (66mm).
Thicker Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a depth of 84.4mm. That's 44.9mm thicker than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (39.5mm).
1% wider Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 has a width of 112.7mm. That's 0.7mm wider than the Nikon Coolpix S9900 (112mm).
Only 200.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a digital camera that takes 200.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix S9900 only takes 300.00 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.

Older by four months
The Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is four months older than the Nikon Coolpix S9900.
11 Reasons Against
1% lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 16MP digital camera. That's 0.15MP lower than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (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.

40% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 30x optical zoom digital camera. That's 12x smaller than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (30x). 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.

1.1 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a minimum aperture of 3.7, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 2.6 minimum aperture digital camera (1.1 smaller).
A lot shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a maximum focal length of 750mm, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is a 1,008mm maximum focal length digital camera (258mm longer).
4% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm longer than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (25mm).
36% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a 125 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 45 bigger than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (125).
22s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 8s. That's 22s shorter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 (8s). Read more

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

More expensive by £75
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is £74.60 more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ421.
Fewer sellers
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 59037 by number of sales in our digital cameras, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 ranks No. 49094.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 is 100% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

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Camera Labs: Recommended
Ephotozine: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
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PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 22 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
16.15MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 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
 3456 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 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
 3456 x 3456
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
Total Megapixel Count
16.44MP 16.76MP
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
30x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
2.6
BEST
3.7
Maximum Focal Length
1,008mm
BEST
750mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm
BEST
25mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 180.6 4.5 - 135
Lens
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 60x
Lens Structure
15/11 13/11
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
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞ / 2 - ∞
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
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 640
 6400
 25
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 64
 125
 640
 6400
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80
BEST
125
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
8s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
Tele Flash Range
1.2 - 4.4 1.5 - 3.5
Flash Range
0.5 - 7.5 0.5 - 6
Pre-Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pre-flash

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1280 x 720
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
BEST
 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
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
BEST
Internal Memory
8MB 473MB
BEST
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
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Electronic Compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic compass
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data EXPEED C2
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
454g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
81.6mm 66mm
BEST
Depth
84.4mm 39.5mm
BEST
Width
112.7mm 112mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 289g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
LB-060 EN-EL12
Battery Capacity
1,100mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots 300 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.33h

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Feedback