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Kodak Pixpro FZ42

Kodak Pixpro FZ42
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A good spec and fairly new compact digital camera
Compact 16.15MP 4x Yes Jul 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Kodak Pixpro FZ42 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Kodak Pixpro FZ42 number 867 across all digital cameras.
72
Features
Good Features
85
Age
18 Months Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Simple beauty
16MP<br>CCD<br>PLENTY OF PIXELS
4X<br>OPTICAL zoom<br>frame IT UP
27MM<br>EVERYBODY IN
720P<br>HD video<br>making MEMORIES MOVE
The big picture
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Lower than average maximum ISO sensitivity

Kodak Pixpro FZ42 Video Reviews

How Big is the Kodak Pixpro FZ42?

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42 is 93.3mm wide and 60.4mm tall. It is 26.6mm deep and weighs 116g.

Kodak Pixpro FZ42 front dimensions
Kodak Pixpro FZ42 size in context

Kodak Pixpro FZ42 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Kodak Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 1,105 user and expert reviews (including 557 verified purchases), Kodak has very good ratings for its cameras. 75% of those that bought a Kodak digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released 18 Months Ago

Kodak released the Pixpro FZ42 in July 2016.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Pixpro FZ42's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Pixpro FZ42's optical zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Pixpro FZ42's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 95% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Pixpro FZ42 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

The weight of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 116g is lighter than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Pixpro FZ42 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Pixpro FZ42 does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Pixpro FZ42's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 27mm is longer than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 108mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 230,000 pixels is very low compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 96% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Kodak Pixpro FZ42 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Pixpro FZ42's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Pixpro FZ42 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the Pixpro FZ42 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 8MB is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Kodak Pixpro FZ42's digital zoom of 6x is bigger than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kodak p244556p, kodak fz42bk

Barcodes:

00819900011272

Frequently Asked Questions About the Kodak Pixpro FZ42

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