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Kodak Easyshare Z981 Digital Camera

14 Megapixels14 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringRuns on standard AA batteriesRuns on standard AA batteriesAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Kodak Easyshare Z981 is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 14 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 64-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 64-1600. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Kodak Easyshare Z981 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 16s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Kodak Easyshare Z981

The Kodak Easyshare Z981 features a 25-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Kodak Easyshare Z981 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 230K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandKodak ModelEasyshare Z981
Sensor 14 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 64 - 1600 *Expanded range: 64-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 16s
Lens26 - 676mm F/2.8 - 5 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1.7m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 25-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" EVF 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 230K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes18Sport, Portrait, High ISO, Night Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Flower, Sunset, Backlight, Candlelight, Museum, Text, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Children, Self-Portrait, Stage
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 0.9 FPS, 3 JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 6.2 - 3.5m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity, Internal Memory GPS No
Battery Standard AA Battery Life 475 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2010-01-05, Discontinued Construction Standard
Size 124 x 85 x 105mm (W x H x D) Weight 540g

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Kodak Z981 Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

14 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 64-1600
26X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-16s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls
0.20" Built-in EVF 230K PixelsSpot-Metering
0.9 FPS Drive, 3 ImagesStandard AA Battery
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital High Capacity
3" LCD 230K PixelsInternal Memory
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