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Kodak Pixpro FZ42

A 1 year old compact digital camera with average features
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 just 12 months ago but with mediocre features, we have ranked the Kodak Pixpro FZ42 number 778 across all digital cameras.
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Average Features
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12 Months Old
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Kodak, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Very light
Very small optical zoom
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)

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

Very Good Brand

Based on 469 owner and expert reviews (including 220 verified purchases), Kodak has very good ratings for its cameras. Kodak also has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range compared to other brands. 77% of those that bought a Kodak camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Pixpro FZ42 of 16.2MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

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

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Kodak Pixpro FZ42 of only 1,600 is quite low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Light

The weight of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 116g is in the lightest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Pixpro FZ42's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 108mm is quite short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Pixpro FZ42 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Pixpro FZ42's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The Kodak Pixpro FZ42's internal memory of only 8MB is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Pixpro FZ42 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Pixpro FZ42's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 0.5" and the largest being 9".

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3648 x 2736|2592 x 1944|2048 x 1536|1920 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Pixpro FZ42 does not have an HDMI. 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Pixpro FZ42 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Kodak Pixpro FZ42's digital zoom of 6x is in the biggest 20% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

This Kodak camera was released in July 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kodak p244556p, kodak fz42bk
Barcodes 00819900011272

Frequently Asked Questions About the Kodak Pixpro FZ42

Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
1x bigger optical zoom
10g lighter
Older by two months
192mm longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Higher display resolution (numeric)
10% larger display diagonal
50% smaller digital zoom
3mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
10% larger display diagonal
Lower display resolution (numeric)
10% larger display diagonal
Higher megapixel
229x lower display resolution (numeric)
Larger display diagonal
229 pixels lower display resolution (numeric)

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