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Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800

Portability
90
Imaging
37
Features
33
Overall
35
Kodak EasyShare M580 front
 
Nikon Coolpix P7800 front
Portability
82
Imaging
38
Features
73
Overall
52

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Key Specs

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
  • Launched July 2009
Nikon P7800
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Boost to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.0-4.0) lens
  • 399g - 119 x 78 x 50mm
  • Revealed November 2013
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Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Overview

Lets look more in depth at the Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800, both Small Sensor Compact cameras by companies Kodak and Nikon. The sensor resolution of the M580 (14MP) and the P7800 (12MP) is relatively comparable but the M580 (1/2.3") and P7800 (1/1.7") have totally different sensor sizes.

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The M580 was announced 5 years prior to the P7800 and that is a fairly large gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of these cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before diving straight to a thorough comparison, here is a short overview of how the M580 matches up versus the P7800 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Kodak M580 over the Nikon P7800

 M580 P7800 

Reasons to pick Nikon P7800 over the Kodak M580

 P7800 M580 
RevealedNovember 2013July 2009More recent by 52 months
Manually focus Dial precise focus
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution921k230kClearer screen (+691k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Kodak M580 and Nikon P7800

 M580 P7800 
Screen size3"3"Same screen dimensions
Touch screen Lack of Touch screen

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to lug around your camera frequently, you will want to think about its weight and proportions. The Kodak M580 provides exterior dimensions of 101mm x 59mm x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2") having a weight of 150 grams (0.33 lbs) while the Nikon P7800 has measurements of 119mm x 78mm x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0") with a weight of 399 grams (0.88 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you are utilizing at that time. Here is a front view dimensions comparison of the M580 compared to the P7800.

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the M580 and P7800 is 90 and 82 respectively.

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 top view buttons comparison

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is very difficult to see the gap in sensor measurements just by checking out technical specs. The photograph below should give you a greater sense of the sensor sizes in the M580 and P7800.

As you have seen, both cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The M580 with its smaller sensor will make shooting shallow depth of field trickier and the Kodak M580 will provide more detail with its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs way more aggressively. The older M580 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 sensor size comparison

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Screen and ViewFinder

Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Kodak M580 as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon P7800 as a Portrait photography camera
28
good megapixels (14MP)
manual focus not available
lack of manual mode
no external flash support
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
46
manual focus
provides face detection focusing
exports RAW files
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Kodak M580
Street photography with Nikon P7800
55
has image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
65
screen articulates fully
built in image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
sensor is tiny (1/1.7")
heavier than competition (399g)
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Sports Comparison

Kodak M580 Sports photography highlights
Nikon P7800 Sports photography highlights
35
has image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14MP)
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400 seconds)
no shutter priority
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
44
built in image stabilization (Optical)
provides tracking autofocus
good battery power (350 per charge)
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/1.7")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Kodak M580
Travel photography with Nikon P7800
70
good megapixels (14MP)
has built in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
lack of Timelapse mode
display isn't selfie friendly
68
good battery power (350 shots)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
heavier than competition (399 grams)
low resolution (12 megapixels)
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Landscape Comparison

Kodak M580 Landscape photography information
Nikon P7800 Landscape photography information
46
relatively wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
nice screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
lack of Timelapse mode
58
manual focus
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
good battery power (350 per charge)
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Kodak M580 as a Vlogging camera
Nikon P7800 as a Vlogging camera
31
relatively wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f)
has image stabilization (Optical)
display isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
lack of external microphone jack
75
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
screen is selfie friendly
built in image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focusing
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
comes with external mic socket
heavier than competition (399g)
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Kodak M580 vs Nikon P7800 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Kodak M580 and Nikon P7800
 Kodak EasyShare M580Nikon Coolpix P7800
General Information
Make Kodak Nikon
Model Kodak EasyShare M580 Nikon Coolpix P7800
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2009-07-29 2013-11-25
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 12MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4288 x 3216 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 80 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Number of focus points - 99
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-224mm (8.0x) 28-200mm (7.1x)
Largest aperture - f/2.0-4.0
Macro focus distance 10cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 4.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Display diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 230 thousand dots 921 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 921 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8 seconds 60 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/1400 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate - 8.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation - Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 3.00 m 10.00 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in -
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (25p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p); high-speed: 1920 x 1080 (15 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Optional
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 150 grams (0.33 pounds) 399 grams (0.88 pounds)
Physical dimensions 101 x 59 x 56mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 2.2") 119 x 78 x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested 54
DXO Color Depth score not tested 21.2
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 11.7
DXO Low light score not tested 200
Other
Battery life - 350 pictures
Type of battery - Battery Pack
Battery model KLIC-7006 EN-EL14
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (10 or 2 seconds)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots One One
Price at launch $169 $550