Twenty-two Kodak PlaySport reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. J. Porter mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The waterproofing and shockproofing also seem to work well - for me I felt they offered more peace of mind than anything” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. June Will said “Sturdy and good quality product which uploads direct to websites/email etc” . Kaye Ryan said on Amazon “The so called help desk, told me basically, that it was tough, only the camera was covered by warranty” in her review nonetheless she rated it 20 out of 100.
A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. Four years ago Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas rated it 4 stars and said “I specially enjoyed the underwater capability” in their review. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas also said “The underwater videos were very good and the image was clean”. Loony Loo wrote “Image quality was what I wanted, especially underwater, absolutely fine for me” in their review.
A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. A. Ramsey mentioned on Amazon “All worked well, felt solid”. Cnet.com mentioned on expert website CNET.com “The Kodak Playsport is an excellent minicamcorder that can take some rough treatment and capture solid HD video” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. V3.co.uk wrote in their review “A well-built, good-value camcorder, though has a couple of flaws Good points Great value; well-built, robust construction despite small size; high-definition video” and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100.
Some Kodak PlaySport owners who reviewed it concluded that it was sealed. J. Porter mentioned “Making sure everything is correctly sealed as I think this is the cause of most people's issues” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago expert review site About.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “It is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet, can survive a drop of up to five feet and is sealed against dust”.
One Kodak PlaySport reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Venu App said in their Kodak PlaySport review “It looks it was damaged prior to dispatch” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.