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Kodak PlaySport

£32.46
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Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice PC Advisor.co.uk Best Buy PC Mag Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Best Buy
A bargain price and multi award winning compact camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 5MP 1x Yes Jan 2014
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Kodak PlaySport Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Kodak PlaySport number 298 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
620 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Value for Money
Excellent
54
Features
Average Features
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Age
4 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 620 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Laptopmag.com plus one other site and a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Kodak digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
The PlaySport has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Smaller than average optical zoom
Lower than average megapixels
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography, ranking number 60 in landscape photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 54 in wildlife photography cameras as well being very good for sports photography, ranking number 51 in sports photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Kodak PlaySport?

The Kodak PlaySport is 111.9mm wide and 58.2mm tall. It is 17.7mm deep and weighs 125g.

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Kodak PlaySport In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both websites Laptopmag.com and PC Mag, both of which said that this Kodak camera was brilliant.

This Kodak digital camera was given a "Best Buy" award by both review sites Expert Reviews and PC Advisor.co.uk, both of which concluded that this camera was very good.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This was from M3.idg.se and IT Reviews.com who gave it an "Recommended".

The writer at review site Katzeausdemsack.de concluded that this camera was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

The experts at two other expert review sites both decided that this Kodak camera was very good. This camera received a "Solid Product" award from Itrends.dk and it received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 47 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and T3.com this camera has an average expert rating of 77%.

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Average Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is 78% based on 573 owner reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Kodak Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Kodak PlaySport and the United Kingdom price of £32.46 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $64.99 (£89.61).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Kodak PlaySport of only 5MP is lower than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PlaySport of only 1x is in the smallest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Kodak PlaySport has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PlaySport of 5.5 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PlaySport of only 1,600 is lower than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The Kodak PlaySport's weight of only 125g is lighter than 80% of all 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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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The PlaySport's maximum aperture number of only 5.5 is in the smallest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The PlaySport has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The lowest waterproof up to of cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The waterproof up to of the PlaySport of only 3m is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The PlaySport has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Shock Proof

The PlaySport is shock proof. 97% of cameras are not shock proof.

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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 display diagonal of the PlaySport of only 2" is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 96% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PlaySport's digital zoom of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Kodak PlaySport's internal memory of 128MB is very big compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Waterproof

The PlaySport is waterproof, unlike 92% of cameras which are not waterproof.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The PlaySport's display resolution of only 154,000 pixels is very low compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kodak playsportzx3bundle

Barcodes:

00041771030759, 00041771191856, 00041771226343, 00041771637316, 00654367480663, 05269692852952

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