Z981

Z981

Specifications

By

Sensor type

1 / 2.33 type

Effective pixels

14 MP (4368 × 3256)

Lens

26-676 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8-5.0 SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON optical zoom lens

Zoom

26X optical, 5X digital, total zoom range 130X

Image stabilizer

optical

Shutter speed

auto, 16-1/2000 sec. (S/M modes)

Viewfinder

high-resolution (230K pixels) electronic, 100% field of view

Display

3.0 in. (approx. 230K dots), Smart Display, 2 level brightness adjustments

Storage

64 MB internal memory [1] available, SDHC/SD card expansion slot

Focus Type

TTL imager AF system

Modes

normal, macro, super macro, infinity, manual

Focus range
  • normal: 0.7 m (wide)/2.5 m (tele)-infinity
  • macro: 0.1-1.0 m (wide)/1.7-3.0 m (tele)
  • super macro: 0.01-0.3 m (f=52 mm, 35 mm equiv.)
Auto focus control

single, continuous

Auto focus zones

TTL multi-zone, center zone AF, selectable zone AF (25 zones)

Face Recognition

yes

Face Detection

yes

Face-priority AF

yes

AF (Auto Focus) assist light

yes

ISO sensitivity

auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 [2]

Metering modes

multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot

Compensation

±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps

Bracketing

±1.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps, 3 images

White balance

auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade

Range
  • 6.2 m (@ wide, ISO 400)
  • 3.5 m (@ tele, ISO 400)
Modes

auto, red-eye reduction, fill, off

Compensation

±1.0 EV in 1/3 steps

Drive modes

single shot, burst (0.9 fps up to 3 frames), high-speed burst, self-timer (10 sec.), delay shutter (2 sec.), 2-shot self-timer

Shooting modes

Smart Capture, sport, portrait, P (programmed AE), A (aperture priority AE), S (shutter priority AE), M (manual exposure), portrait, panorama (left-right, right-left), video, SCN (scene modes)

Scene modes

high ISO, night portrait, landscape, night landscape, flower, sunset, backlight, candlelight, manner/museum, text, beach, snow, fireworks, children, self-portrait, stage

Click to capture

< 0.2 sec.

Shot to shot

< 1.6 sec

Still format

JPEG/EXIF v2.21, KDC RAW image file format

Picture size
  • 14 MP (4288 × 3216)--4:3
  • 12 MP (4288 × 2848)--3:2
  • 10 MP (4288 × 2416)--16:9
  • 6 MP (2832 × 2128)--4:3
  • 3 MP (2048 × 1536)--4:3
  • 2 MP (1920 × 1080)--16:9
  • 1 MP (1280 × 960)--4:3
Compression level
  • PASM: fine standard, basic, RAW [3]
  • Smart Capture: standard
Color modes

high, natural, low, sepia, black and white

Sharpness

high, normal, low

Review options

single, magnification with navigation box, multi-up, multimedia slideshow, histogram, view by, face recognition

Editing

on-camera crop, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, voice annotation, RAW [4] file development

File management

delete, undo delete, copy, protect, text tagging, one-button upload, favorite tagging

Format

QUICKTIME MOV h.264 (video) & AAC LC (audio)

Quality
  • HDV (1280 × 720) at 30 fps
  • VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps
  • QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps
Microphone

yes (monoaural)

Speaker

yes (monoaural)

Length
  • HDV: continuous up to 29 min. based on memory card capacity
  • VGA/QVGA: continuous up to 80 min. based on memory card capacity
Review options

play, rewind, pause, fast-forward and rewind, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, multimedia slideshow, bookmarks, smart finder

Editing

make a picture from video, action print (4, 9, 16-up), trim, bookmark

File management

delete, undo delete, copy, protect, text tagging, favorite tagging, multi-select, Share

Share menu

YouTube, FACEBOOK, FLICKR and KODAK Gallery sites, e-mail

Custom settings

LCD brightness (5 levels), date stamp (on/off), image storage, capture frame grid (on/off), image stabilizer control, red-eye preflash (on/off), quick view (on/off), advanced digital zoom, orientation sensor, sound, volume, date & time, auto power off, video out, language, reset camera, favorite, set tag, format, about

I/O interface

digital (USB 2.0 high speed) connector for data and video

Power

KODAK Ni-MH Pre-Charged Rechargeable / Ni-MH Rechargeable Digital Camera Batteries (4 AA), optional AC adapter

Dedicated buttons
  1. top: power, shutter, mode dial, jog dial, drive, focus, flash, shutter, select switch
  2. back: zoom, EVF/LCD, 4-way switch, OK, info, menu, review, delete, Share
  3. right side: secondary shutter (vertical shutter)
Tripod mount

¼ in. standard

Dimensions

W × H × D: 4.9 × 3.3 × 4.1 in.

Weight

519 g without batteries and memory card

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