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Kodak Pixpro FZ201 Digital Camera

£99.00
Compact Camera 16MP 20x Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Has an image stabilizer
Good size
Expert reviews are average
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and 01net.com the average expert rating of this medium megapixel digital camera is 65 out of 100.

Kodak Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 464 user and expert reviews (including 85 verified purchases), Kodak has good ratings for its cameras. Kodak also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 85% of those that bought a Kodak digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 reckoned that it was compact. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 on PhotographyBlog.com “The Kodak PixPro FZ201 is a new compact camera with a 16-megapixel CCD imager”.

Average Weight

The Pixpro FZ201 has a pretty typical weight (202 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Ricoh HZ15 (£80) (181g and higher rated), the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99) (216g and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-H90 (£95.99) (192g and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Kodak released the Pixpro FZ201 in January 2015.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Pixpro FZ201 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujifilm S2980 (£113.84), the Sony DSC-H90 (£95.99), or the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99) which all of have better reviews.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Pixpro FZ201 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Lens System

Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the Pixpro FZ201 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Across all the medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera the digital zooms range from 1x to 120x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Pixpro FZ201 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the SZ-14 (£104.99), the VR-340 (£75.99), or the VR-350 (£79.99) all from Olympus.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

Medium megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38. With a maximum aperture number of only 4.9, the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.9, the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera is 3.4.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (£94), the Olympus SZ-14 (£104.99), and the Fujifilm S2980 (£113.84) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Pixpro FZ201 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. In addition, this Kodak digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4608x3072 and 4608x2592 and 1920x1080. Cameras of a similar type and age to this camera still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 16MP cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the VR-340 (£75.99), or the VR-350 (£79.99) both from Olympus or the Ricoh HZ15 (£80).

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Pixpro FZ201 features smile detection, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Pixpro FZ201 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Memory

Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 220MB. When compared to other cameras of this age and spec that we have checked the internal memory of, the Kodak Pixpro FZ201's internal memory of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Kodak Pixpro FZ201 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera which have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Pixpro FZ201 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Pixpro FZ201 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Pixpro FZ201 has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Camera

Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

At only 8 times zoom factor, the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a quite low playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. Across all the medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 16x.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all cameras of this type and age the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kodak fz201red
Barcodes 00819900011234, 00819900011340, 08199000112348

Kodak Pixpro FZ201 Review Sources

To prepare this Kodak Pixpro FZ201 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,945 product attributes, 170,936 digital camera reviews and 3,219,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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