Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs. In this section, We are going to illustrate Sony HX400V and Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day. Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 is significantly lighter (93g ) than the Sony HX400V which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V nor Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX400V and Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Sony HX400V features a 24-1200 mm F2.8-6.3 50x zoom lens whereas Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 features a 24-1560 mm F2.9-6.5 65x zoom lens.
Both cameras have a wide angle coverage of 24mm. On the other hand, with a max aperture of f2.80, Sony HX400V is faster than Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 at this focal length. On the tele end, Kodak Astro Zoom AZ651 has 360mm longer telezoom reach than the Sony HX400V. However, with a max aperture of f6.30, Sony HX400V is faster at widest end.