Summary: The Kodak Playsport ZX3 is a compact digital camera is ideal for extreme sports such as shock resistant and waterproof. To underline the ability to record Full HD movies, HDMI input, with special cable included within the package and discrete memory and expandable.
Pros: Waterproof, Full HD Movies, HDMI cable included; HDMI Input
Excerpt: The Kodak PlaySport Zx3 is an ultra-portable digital camcorder designed for those who enjoy the more rugged outdoor pursuits; tough, waterproof and able to shoot 1080p video and take 5-megapixel stills, it should be perfect for catching those essential moments during extreme sports. Let’s take a look and see if it lives up to Kodak’s billing of having “as much appetite for adventure as you do”…..
Summary: While many pocket camcorders have been designed for general purpose use, the Kodak Playsport is aimed more at the more adventurous members of society. To this end the Playsport combines electronic image stabilising technology, to assist when capturing sporting events, with the ability to be waterproof up to a depth of 10 feet for recording aquatic expeditions.
Excerpt: The Playsport Zx3 is an average-sized pocket camcorder, with dimensions of 2.3 by 4.4 by 0.8 inches. Everything you need to operate the camcorder is on its body; it doesn’t use touchscreen controls. On its backside are a 2in LCD, a record button, a playback button, a delete button, a settings button and a navigation button ring. On its right side, hidden behind a pop-out panel, is a HDMI port, a USB port and an AV-out port.
Pros: Great still photos; very good video and image quality; waterproof down to 10 feet deep
Cons: Button layout often leads to accidental presses
Summary: Around 18 months ago I told you about the Kodak ZX1 their first foray in the very popular pocket (mobile phone size) camcorder arena. Here is - I think - their next offering the ZX3 which gives you the ability to capture movies underwater to 3metres depth.