A few Kodak PlaySport owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. J. Porter wrote “The waterproofing and shockproofing also seem to work well - for me I felt they offered more peace of mind than anything” in their review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Four years ago June Will scored it 5 stars and she said on Amazon “Sturdy and good quality product which uploads direct to websites/email etc” in her Kodak PlaySport review. In the same month Kaye Ryan said “The so called help desk, told me basically, that it was tough, only the camera was covered by warranty” in her review of this digital camera but she rated it 20 out of 100.
A few customers who bought it said that it was good at resisting water ingress. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas mentioned five years ago “I specially enjoyed the underwater capability”. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas also said “The underwater videos were very good and the image was clean”. Loony Loo said “Image quality was what I wanted, especially underwater, absolutely fine for me” in their Kodak PlaySport review.
A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. A. Ramsey mentioned in their review of the Kodak PlaySport on Amazon “All worked well, felt solid”. Seven years ago Cnet.com mentioned in their Kodak PlaySport review on expert review site 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 4 stars. Expert review site Smarthouse.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera also seven years ago “Feels very solid” .
A few people who reviewed the Kodak PlaySport concluded that it was sealed. J. Porter gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their Kodak PlaySport review three years ago “Making sure everything is correctly sealed as I think this is the cause of most people's issues”. Expert website About.com said in their review of this digital camera “It is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet, can survive a drop of up to five feet and is sealed against dust” and rated the product 5 stars.
One person who bought it thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Venu App wrote on Amazon “It looks it was damaged prior to dispatch” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.