N95 8GB vs. N82 vs Kodak Z740: Whose Flash is better?

30. December 2007 at 14:34

Since Nokia has launched the N82, more and more people are talking about its Xenon-flash. They want to know how good the flash is and whether it’s better than a flash of a real camera. Therefore I’ve made a little test using the N95 8GB, N82 and a Kodak Z740. I shot with every device some pictures in dark rooms and compered them. Here are the results:

Left: N95 8GB right: N82 below: Kodak Z740 click to enlarge

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A great example: N95 8GB’s picture is to bright and the one of the Kodak is a little bit to dark. Only the result of the N82 can satisfy

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N82’s picture is pretty good and not as dark as the two others.

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N95 8GB’s picture is unfortunately to bright thus you can’t read all letters and numbers.

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Another motive, other results. As you can see do all three pictures look different. However N82’s picture is the best one. again.

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The N82’s made the best picture. The colours are great and way better than the other two results.

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In a certain distance to a object, is the flash of the N95 8GB really good. In this case are the pictures of the N82 and N95 8GB a wash.

Verdict:
No doubt, the N82 makes the best pictures in bad light conditionals. The Xenon-flash was a great idea and causes great pictures. The Kodak Z740 neither disappoints nor impressed me. The LED of the N95 8GB is in the correct distance good, but if it’s to close or to far away, are the pictures not good at all.

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