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Canon G11 vs Kodak M580

Portability
83
Imaging
34
Features
48
Overall
39
Canon PowerShot G11 front
 
Kodak EasyShare M580 front
Portability
90
Imaging
37
Features
33
Overall
35

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Key Specs

Canon G11
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 2.8" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 375g - 112 x 76 x 48mm
  • Announced December 2009
  • Later Model is Canon G12
Kodak M580
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-224mm (F) lens
  • 150g - 101 x 59 x 56mm
  • Announced July 2009
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Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Overview

Below, we are matching up the Canon G11 versus Kodak M580, both Small Sensor Compact cameras by brands Canon and Kodak. There exists a considerable gap among the sensor resolutions of the G11 (10MP) and M580 (14MP) and the G11 (1/1.7") and M580 (1/2.3") come with totally different sensor measurements.

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The G11 was manufactured 5 months later than the M580 which means that they are both of a similar age. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Compact).

Before diving through a in depth comparison, below is a concise summation of how the G11 scores vs the M580 for portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon G11 over the Kodak M580

 G11 M580 
Focus manually More precise focusing
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution461k230kCrisper display (+231k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Kodak M580 over the Canon G11

 M580 G11 
Display dimension3"2.8"Larger display (+0.2")

Common features in the Canon G11 and Kodak M580

 G11 M580 
AnnouncedDecember 2009July 2009Same age
Touch friendly display Neither has Touch friendly display

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to lug around your camera regularly, you'll need to factor its weight and size. The Canon G11 has exterior measurements of 112mm x 76mm x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9") along with a weight of 375 grams (0.83 lbs) while the Kodak M580 has specifications of 101mm x 59mm x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2") along with a weight of 150 grams (0.33 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are utilising at the time. The following is the front view physical size comparison of the G11 compared to the M580.

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the G11 and M580 is 83 and 90 respectively.

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 top view buttons comparison

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, its difficult to visualise the difference in sensor measurements simply by checking out a spec sheet. The photograph underneath will offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizing in the G11 and M580.

Clearly, both cameras posses different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The G11 featuring a larger sensor will make achieving shallow DOF easier and the Kodak M580 will provide greater detail due to its extra 4 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop photos somewhat more aggressively.

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 sensor size comparison

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon G11 Portrait photography advice
Kodak M580 Portrait photography advice
47
you can focus manually
flash sync speed is above average (1/2,000s)
offers face detect focus
supports RAW files
low resolution (10MP)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
28
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon G11 Street photography info
Kodak M580 Street photography info
64
screen articulates fully
image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
more heavy than competition in class (375g)
55
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Canon G11 Sports photography advice
Kodak M580 Sports photography advice
27
image stabilization (Optical)
continuous shooting slow (1.0 frames/s)
low resolution (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
lack of phase detect auto focus
35
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
max shutter speed is low (1/1,400 seconds)
no shutter priority
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon G11 Travel photography information
Kodak M580 Travel photography information
57
flash built-in
display is selfie friendly
relatively wide (28mm)
doesn't have Timelapse function
more heavy than competition in class (375g)
low resolution (10 megapixels)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
70
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
does not have Time Lapse recording
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Canon G11 as a Landscape photography camera
Kodak M580 as a Landscape photography camera
46
you can focus manually
relatively wide (28mm)
screen size is good (2.8 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
low resolution (10MP)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
doesn't have Timelapse function
46
really wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
no manual control
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
does not have Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon G11 Vlogging highlights
Kodak M580 Vlogging highlights
60
relatively wide (28mm)
display is selfie friendly
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focus
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
video quality not great (640 x 480 resolution)
doesn't have microphone port
more heavy than competition in class (375 grams)
31
really wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have external mic support
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Canon G11 vs Kodak M580 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon G11 and Kodak M580
 Canon PowerShot G11Kodak EasyShare M580
General Information
Make Canon Kodak
Model Canon PowerShot G11 Kodak EasyShare M580
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Announced 2009-12-16 2009-07-29
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by Digic 4 -
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/1.7" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 7.44 x 5.58mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 3648 x 2736 4288 x 3216
Maximum native ISO 3200 1600
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 9 -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-224mm (8.0x)
Max aperture f/2.8-4.5 -
Macro focus distance 1cm 10cm
Focal length multiplier 4.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.8 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 461k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (tunnel) None
Features
Min shutter speed 15 seconds 8 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/1400 seconds
Continuous shutter rate 1.0fps -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes -
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 7.00 m 3.00 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Second Curtain Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Max flash synchronize 1/2000 seconds -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video data format H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 375 grams (0.83 lb) 150 grams (0.33 lb)
Dimensions 112 x 76 x 48mm (4.4" x 3.0" x 1.9") 101 x 59 x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 47 not tested
DXO Color Depth score 20.4 not tested
DXO Dynamic range score 11.1 not tested
DXO Low light score 169 not tested
Other
Battery model NB-7L KLIC-7006
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus card SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Cost at release $600 $169