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Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580

Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
14
Overall
26
Kodak EasyShare M530 front
 
Kodak EasyShare M580 front
Portability
90
Imaging
37
Features
33
Overall
35

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Key Specs

Kodak M530
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1000
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 36-108mm (F) lens
  • 150g - 94 x 57 x 23mm
  • Released January 2010
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
  • Introduced July 2009
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Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Overview

In this write-up, we are analyzing the Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580, both Small Sensor Compact digital cameras and both of them are manufactured by Kodak. The sensor resolution of the M530 (12MP) and the M580 (14MP) is very similar and they feature the same exact sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The M530 was brought out 6 months later than the M580 which means that they are both of a similar age. Both of these cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before diving in to a in-depth comparison, below is a concise highlight of how the M530 grades versus the M580 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Kodak M530 over the Kodak M580

 M530 M580 

Reasons to pick Kodak M580 over the Kodak M530

 M580 M530 
Display sizing3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")

Common features in the Kodak M530 and Kodak M580

 M530 M580 
IntroducedJanuary 2010July 2009Similar age
Manually focus No manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kThe same display resolution
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither has Touch friendly display

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to carry your camera often, you will have to factor its weight and dimensions. The Kodak M530 has external dimensions of 94mm x 57mm x 23mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") with a weight of 150 grams (0.33 lbs) and the Kodak M580 has dimensions 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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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you have at that time. Below is the front view size comparison of the M530 and the M580.

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the M530 and M580 is 95 and 90 respectively.

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 top view buttons comparison

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it is hard to visualise the difference between sensor sizing simply by reviewing a spec sheet. The graphic underneath might give you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the M530 and M580.

As you can see, both cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing but not the same MP. You can expect to see the Kodak M580 to offer more detail having its extra 2MP. Greater resolution will also make it easier to crop photos a little more aggressively.

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 sensor size comparison

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Screen and ViewFinder

Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Kodak M530 Portrait photography details
Kodak M580 Portrait photography details
21
lack of manual focus
manual mode not available
external flash not possible
megapixel count low (12MP)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
28
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
manual focus not available
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Kodak M530 Street photography info
Kodak M580 Street photography info
47
no moving screen
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
low max ISO (1,000)
55
has image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Kodak M530 as a Sports photography camera
Kodak M580 as a Sports photography camera
17
max shutter speed is low (1/1,400s)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
35
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,400s)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
no phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Kodak M530 Travel photography factors
Kodak M580 Travel photography factors
58
has built in flash
fast max aperture (f)
lack of Time Lapse recording
megapixel count low (12MP)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
wide angle not good (36mm)
70
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
rather wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
doesn't have Timelapse function
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Kodak M530 Landscape photography highlights
Kodak M580 Landscape photography highlights
27
fast max aperture (f)
lack of manual focus
cannot change lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (36mm)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inches)
manual mode not available
no image stabilization
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
low max ISO (1,000)
lack of RAW support
lack of Time Lapse recording
46
rather wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
nice screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Kodak M530 as a Vlogging camera
Kodak M580 as a Vlogging camera
25
fast max aperture (f)
wide angle not good (36mm)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
video quality not great (640 x 480 pixels)
lack of mic socket
31
rather wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
has image stabilization (Optical)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pixels)
doesn't have microphone jack
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Kodak M530 vs Kodak M580 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Kodak M530 and Kodak M580
 Kodak EasyShare M530Kodak EasyShare M580
General Information
Brand Name Kodak Kodak
Model Kodak EasyShare M530 Kodak EasyShare M580
Type Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Released 2010-01-05 2009-07-29
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4288 x 3216
Highest native ISO 1000 1600
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 36-108mm (3.0x) 28-224mm (8.0x)
Macro focus range 10cm 10cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 230 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 1/8 secs 8 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/1400 secs 1/1400 secs
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 4.00 m 3.00 m
Flash options Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 150 gr (0.33 lb) 150 gr (0.33 lb)
Dimensions 94 x 57 x 23mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") 101 x 59 x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model KLIC-7006 KLIC-7006
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots Single Single
Pricing at launch $110 $169