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Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381

Portability
96
Imaging
36
Features
14
Overall
27
Kodak EasyShare M341 front
 
Kodak EasyShare M381 front
Portability
95
Imaging
36
Features
13
Overall
26

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Key Specs

Kodak M341
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35-175mm (F3.0-4.8) lens
  • 135g - 96 x 59 x 19mm
  • Launched July 2009
Kodak M381
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35-175mm (F3.0-4.8) lens
  • 153g - 101 x 60 x 20mm
  • Launched July 2009
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Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Overview

Below, we will be contrasting the Kodak M341 versus Kodak M381, both Ultracompact cameras and they are both sold by Kodak. The resolution of the M341 (12MP) and the M381 (12MP) is relatively close and they possess the exact same sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The M341 was released very close to the M381 so they are both of a similar generation. Both cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before going in to a comprehensive comparison, below is a short overview of how the M341 matches up against the M381 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Kodak M341 over the Kodak M381

 M341 M381 

Reasons to pick Kodak M381 over the Kodak M341

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Common features in the Kodak M341 and Kodak M381

 M341 M381 
LaunchedJuly 2009July 2009Same generation
Manually focus No manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen dimensions
Screen resolution230k230kSame screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Absent Touch friendly screen

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to lug around your camera frequently, you should think about its weight and measurements. The Kodak M341 provides physical dimensions of 96mm x 59mm x 19mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.7") accompanied by a weight of 135 grams (0.30 lbs) whilst the Kodak M381 has proportions of 101mm x 60mm x 20mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.8") having a weight of 153 grams (0.34 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are utilizing during that time. Here is the front view dimensions comparison of the M341 vs the M381.

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability score of the M341 and M381 is 96 and 95 respectively.

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 top view buttons comparison

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is tough to visualise the gap in sensor measurements purely by researching a spec sheet. The visual below may provide you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the M341 and M381.

Clearly, both cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the same exact MP so you should expect comparable quality of photos though you have to factor the release date of the cameras into account.

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 sensor size comparison

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Screen and ViewFinder

Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Kodak M341 as a Portrait photography camera
Kodak M381 as a Portrait photography camera
21
no manual focus
manual mode not possible
can't use external flash
MP count low (12MP)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
21
lack of manual focus
manual exposure not possible
cannot use external flash
low MP (12MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
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Street Comparison

Kodak M341 Street photography advice
Kodak M381 Street photography advice
48
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
48
no articulating screen
no image stabilization
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
more heavy than average in class (153 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Kodak M341 Sports photography information
Kodak M381 Sports photography information
18
low max shutter speed (1/1,400s)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
18
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400s)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
low MP (12MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Kodak M341 as a Travel photography camera
Kodak M381 as a Travel photography camera
52
built-in flash
missing Time Lapse recording
MP count low (12MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.0)
50
built-in flash
doesn't have Timelapse recording
more heavy than average in class (153 grams)
low MP (12MP)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Kodak M341
Landscape photography with Kodak M381
28
screen is a good size (3 inch)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.0)
manual mode not possible
no image stabilization
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
missing Time Lapse recording
28
screen size is good (3")
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
manual exposure not possible
no image stabilization
low MP (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Kodak M341 Vlogging features
Kodak M381 Vlogging features
22
wide angle not great (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.0)
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
missing external mic socket
22
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
video quality not great (640 x 480 pixels)
doesn't have microphone support
more heavy than average in class (153g)
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Kodak M341 vs Kodak M381 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Kodak M341 and Kodak M381
 Kodak EasyShare M341Kodak EasyShare M381
General Information
Brand Name Kodak Kodak
Model type Kodak EasyShare M341 Kodak EasyShare M381
Category Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2009-07-29 2009-07-29
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Maximum native ISO 1600 1600
Min native ISO 64 64
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35-175mm (5.0x) 35-175mm (5.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.0-4.8 f/3.0-4.8
Macro focusing distance 10cm 10cm
Focal length multiplier 5.9 5.9
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 3 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 8s 8s
Max shutter speed 1/1400s 1/1400s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 3.20 m 3.20 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 640x480
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Microphone 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 proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 135 gr (0.30 lb) 153 gr (0.34 lb)
Dimensions 96 x 59 x 19mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.7") 101 x 60 x 20mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID KLIC-7003 KLIC-7003
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Cost at release $130 $170