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Should You Buy a Kodak Digital Camera?

Matthew
Updated 16 May 2020
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should you buy a Kodak Digital Camera?

Kodak is one of the most popular digital camera brands as well as being well known for its inkjet printers, camcorders and photo printers.

If you are wondering how Kodak digital cameras compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 digital cameras by objectively and impartially analysing over 130,000 user and expert reviews and over 4,300 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Kodak are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular digital cameras and start at £47 for the Pixpro FZ53 which has a weight of 106g, an optical zoom of 5x and is a compact digital camera and go up to £310 for the PIXPRO AZ901 which has a weight of 777g, an optical zoom of 90x and is a bridge digital camera. The average price of a new Kodak digital camera is £129.

Kodak are recognised for their wide selection of moderately popular digital cameras.

Is Kodak the Best Digital Camera Brand?

So are Kodak digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.

Kodak is ranked the No. 6 best digital camera brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kodak is the 6th best digital camera brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
32,080 reviews
#2
Japan
92%
92%
25,209 reviews
#3
Japan
92%
92%
4,486 reviews
#4
Japan
91%
91%
12,337 reviews
#5
Japan
88%
88%
6,672 reviews
#6
86%
86%
1,096 reviews
#7
Polaroid
82%
82%
2,227 reviews
#8
Japan
81%
81%
3,015 reviews
#9
80%
80%
829 reviews
#10
79%
79%
1,701 reviews
#11
South Korea
79%
79%
4,344 reviews
#12
Sigma
77%
77%
396 reviews
#13
Ricoh
76%
76%
122 reviews
#14
Praktica
75%
75%
94 reviews
#15
75%
75%
58 reviews
#16
Fuji
73%
73%
322 reviews
#17
SeaLife
73%
73%
4 reviews
#18
easypix
69%
69%
102 reviews
#19
65%
65%
82 reviews
#20
Vivitar
64%
64%
244 reviews
#21
Hasselblad
63%
63%
98 reviews
#22
Mamiya
62%
62%
2 reviews
#23
Lytro
62%
62%
207 reviews
#24
HP
United States
57%
57%
14 reviews
#25
VTech
57%
57%
1 review
#26
LG
South Korea
56%
56%
2 reviews
#27
Trevi
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Kodak digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All digital camera Brands
Kodak Digital Cameras

At an average purchase price of £129, Kodak digital cameras tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers. Kodak also have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Kodak digital camera being 64%.

Kodak have a number of great features including rechargeable battery which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Kodak digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with only 21 Kodak digital cameras currently on the market in the UK.

No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price
£570
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £5,399
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price
£129
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £5,399
Price Distribution of Kodak Digital Cameras

What Do the Kodak Digital Camera Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Kodak digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Kodak and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.

Kodak logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
6
4 stars
49
3 stars
15
2 stars
9
1 star
2
Kodak logo

User Reviews

5 stars
524
4 stars
229
3 stars
63
2 stars
35
1 star
124
Kodak has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands.

Over 68% of expert reviews and 77% of user reviews for Kodak digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 88% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.

Purchasers of Kodak digital cameras frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, and they have won a total of 8 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Kodak digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Canon Nikon Sony Samsung Panasonic Kodak
CNET.com logo
75%
422 reviews
73%
336 reviews
75%
209 reviews
74%
125 reviews
80%
83 reviews
75%
6 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
80%
121 reviews
83%
137 reviews
82%
97 reviews
77%
41 reviews
84%
91 reviews
PhotographyBlog.com logo
82%
126 reviews
82%
139 reviews
87%
60 reviews
82%
49 reviews
87%
43 reviews
65%
2 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
126 reviews
74%
135 reviews
80%
61 reviews
70%
42 reviews
82%
44 reviews
40%
2 reviews
Ephotozine logo
79%
107 reviews
77%
132 reviews
85%
52 reviews
79%
44 reviews
88%
43 reviews
63%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
75%
112 reviews
75%
90 reviews
83%
69 reviews
71%
42 reviews
84%
32 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
75%
105 reviews
71%
79 reviews
79%
57 reviews
67%
30 reviews
87%
39 reviews
33%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
82 reviews
74%
75 reviews
76%
42 reviews
72%
30 reviews
84%
33 reviews
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
74 reviews
81%
73 reviews
81%
38 reviews
77%
29 reviews
86%
34 reviews
70%
1 review
Digital Versus logo
77%
76 reviews
70%
64 reviews
82%
46 reviews
70%
31 reviews
87%
29 reviews
47%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
72%
94 reviews
74%
63 reviews
77%
46 reviews
69%
23 reviews
75%
19 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
76 reviews
82%
62 reviews
82%
40 reviews
79%
31 reviews
83%
26 reviews
80%
1 review
dkamera.de logo
84%
79 reviews
87%
67 reviews
88%
41 reviews
85%
19 reviews
90%
22 reviews
What Digital Camera logo
88%
63 reviews
88%
51 reviews
88%
41 reviews
85%
31 reviews
88%
26 reviews
Good Gear Guide.com.au logo
80%
59 reviews
76%
44 reviews
73%
28 reviews
73%
23 reviews
79%
18 reviews
photoreview.com.au logo
87%
56 reviews
87%
36 reviews
87%
36 reviews
86%
8 reviews
88%
29 reviews
01net.com logo
76%
37 reviews
80%
35 reviews
86%
35 reviews
70%
26 reviews
91%
27 reviews
55%
4 reviews
tecnozoom.it logo
73%
62 reviews
74%
50 reviews
76%
24 reviews
76%
22 reviews
78%
5 reviews
70%
1 review
Camera Labs logo
84%
81 reviews
84%
37 reviews
85%
27 reviews
83%
2 reviews
86%
16 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
75%
58 reviews
77%
39 reviews
80%
34 reviews
78%
12 reviews
80%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
75%
2,418 reviews
75%
1,998 reviews
73%
1,425 reviews
70%
901 reviews
76%
768 reviews
71%
40 reviews
Average
79%
4,434 reviews
78%
3,742 reviews
81%
2,508 reviews
76%
1,561 reviews
84%
1,433 reviews
64%
70 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Kodak Digital Cameras Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 8 industry awards for Kodak digital cameras. The table below compares the number of awards received by Kodak to other popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Kodak has won 8 awards for its digital cameras.

Compare all award winning digital cameras

Number of Awards Canon Nikon Sony Samsung Panasonic Kodak
PhotographyBlog.com logo
105
111
53
40
38
Ephotozine logo
70
75
41
25
40
Lydogbilde.no logo
33
58
33
13
56
Camera Labs logo
91
43
31
26
Trusted Reviews logo
28
28
18
13
16
CNET.com logo
31
32
15
9
11
DP Review logo
29
28
22
5
13
photoreview.com.au logo
26
18
24
4
23
Pocket Lint logo
22
21
17
7
23
01net.com logo
15
20
23
8
20
What Digital Camera logo
26
17
18
9
15
Digitaltrends.com logo
25
19
25
7
5
Expert Reviews logo
20
19
10
5
16
1
reviewed.com logo
14
14
17
5
9
buy-n-shoot.com logo
20
9
13
8
3
Digital Versus logo
9
9
14
3
12
PC Mag logo
14
15
13
2
2
1
M3.idg.se logo
12
15
6
6
6
1
letsgodigital.org/nl/ logo
19
14
6
3
2
dkamera.de logo
22
11
5
5
Other Expert Sites
327
288
237
116
162
5
Total
958
864
641
288
503
8

How Reliable Are Kodak Digital Cameras?

We checked over 130,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Kodak digital cameras. over 70 of these reviews mention reliability of which 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Kodak digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

80% of reviewers think Kodak digital cameras are reliable.

So, most people think that Kodak digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Kodak digital cameras that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

robust construction despite small size
v3.co.uk
Despite its sturdy build
about.com
Kodak has built on the excellent Zx3
smarthouse.com.au
5MP stills Waterproof to 10ft It doesn’t say shockproof exactly
techcrunch.com
This is the most rugged of the bunch
Steve's Digicams
The very inexpensive Kodak EasyShare Sport waterproof point-and-shoot digital camera is priced like a toy
PC Mag
the Kodak PlaySport Zx3 is a ruggedised camcorder that is geared up for outward bound pursuits
techadvisor.co.uk
despite being more durable
CNET.com
comes with surprisingly robust software
Laptopmag.com
The Kodak PlaySport Zx5 is a rugged
techreviewsource.com
A well built
T3.com
you're getting this camera for its rugged
engadget.com
is fully waterproof till a depth of 10 feet / 3 mete
firstpost.com
some in the snow (where being waterproof came in extremely handy
Walmart.com
It seems a little more robust than some other cameras
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

The Kodak PlayFull Waterproof Ze2 is a cheap
reviewed.com
also does it say how far to the left or right you have to tilt it before its NOT waterproof
amazon.co.uk
So needless to say that this is NOT a waterproof camera
Walmart.com
plasticky so extra care must be taken with it
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Kodak Digital Cameras

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Kodak digital cameras that set them apart from the competition. These include rechargeable battery.

Kodak Rechargeable Battery

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A rechargable battery means tht the battery pack in the camera can be recharged, meaning no need to constantly replace them with other batteries.

Kodak digital cameras that have a rechargeable battery include the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (£206), the Kodak PIXPRO AZ652 (£251) and the Kodak Pixpro AZ252 (£110).

What is the Best Mid-Range Kodak Digital Camera?

Kodak AZ401

£118.99
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16.15MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
40x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3
MINIMUM
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
436g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN

A great mid range choice, priced at £118.99 is the Kodak AZ401, which has a Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
High megapixels (16.15MP)
Huge optical zoom (40x)
ok minimum aperture number (3)
Image stabiliser
Features smile detection

Our review analysis indicates that this digital camera has a superb picture quality, brilliant features and it's very easy to use. It's a fully featured and positively reviewed 436g digital camera, with an affordable price and optical zoom. It has an image stabiliser and an HDMI, features smile detection and supports Full HD video.

88
Reviews
68 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
2 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Kodak AZ401 has good user reviews with an average user rating of 72%, based on 67 reviews.

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The Kodak AZ401 is 114.3mm wide, 84.4mm tall, 81.6mm deep and weighs 436g.

Kodak AZ401 front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the AZ401 in the UK is £118.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Kodak Digital Camera?

Kodak Pixpro AZ422

£205.50
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Kodak Pixpro AZ422
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Kodak Pixpro AZ422
20MP
5152 X 3864
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
42x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
6.8
MINIMUM
1s
CAMERA
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
444g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN

If you're looking for a high end Kodak digital camera then the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £205.50.

Features We Love:
High megapixels (20MP)
Huge optical zoom (42x)
ok minimum aperture number (6.8)
Image stabiliser
Features smile detection

Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera has a good zoom and it's able to produce good images. It's a fully featured and classic 444g digital camera, with a cheap price and optical zoom. It has an image stabiliser and a built-in flash, features smile detection and supports Full HD video.

93
Reviews
6 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Kodak Pixpro AZ422 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 83%.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the Pixpro AZ422 in the UK is £205.50 and in total we found 5 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Kodak Digital Camera?

Kodak Pixpro FZ53

£42.00
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Kodak Pixpro FZ53
16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
5x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3.9
MINIMUM
1,600
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
106g
6x
DIGITAL ZOOM
2.7"
SCREEN

At only £42 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Kodak Pixpro FZ53 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Image stabiliser
ok minimum aperture number (3.9)
Features smile detection
Lighter than average (106g)
Big digital zoom (6x)

The highest scoring digital camera under £100, good for everyday photography. It has an image stabiliser, a digital zoom of 6x and a minimum aperture number of 3.9 and features smile detection. Purchasers report that it has an outstanding picture quality, brilliant features and it's very easy to use.

93
Reviews
96 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
18 Months Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Kodak Pixpro FZ53 has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Kodak Digital Camera?
Is Kodak the Best Digital Camera Brand?
What Do the Kodak Digital Camera Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Kodak Digital Cameras Received?
How Reliable Are Kodak Digital Cameras?
Features to Look Out For On Kodak Digital Cameras
Kodak Rechargeable Battery
What is the Best Mid-Range Kodak Digital Camera?
What is the Best High End Kodak Digital Camera?
What is the Best Budget Choice Kodak Digital Camera?

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