Excerpt: The PlaySport from Kodak is primarily a digital video camera, but its still image capabilities are good enough to provide basic photography options. This camera would especially be good for older children.
Excerpt: While the Kodak Playsport Rugged Pocket Cam may not have the jaw dropping specs of other ridiculous products being announced at CES 2010, that doesn’t render it any less useful. This camera is the same device as Kodak’s respected Zi8′s pocket camcorder, packed into a smaller more ruggedized, waterproof body.
Excerpt: I have used video cameras for as long as I can remember. My first video camera was one of those really hefty kind that you sat on your shoulder and it used regular VCR tapes. Yeah, and I admitted it. Since then I have used every imaginable type of video camera, from ultra expensive to cheap, small to large, and everything in between including the Flip cameras. I have loved the form factor and ease of use of the Flips, but not enough to make me fall in love with...
Pros: Rugged and solid., Great price for all these features., Video quality is excellent.
Cons: Digital zoom is worthless., Digital camera options are sorely lacking.
Excerpt: Good video quality for its class, up to ten feet waterproofing, bundled HDMI cable, good sharing software. No in built USB connector, battery life is quite short when the resolution is the highest, sharing software doesn’t work on Mac. Kodak Playsport is a 5 megapixel minicamcorder. Images are stored in JPEG format. The device supports SD Memory Card. The unit has a Lens of 5.54 mm – F/2.8 with 5.54 mm focal length and F/2.8 lens aperture.
Summary: Even if it weren’t waterproof, Kodak’s Playsport pocket camcorder would still be an excellent value: at $149, you can record either full HD video or 60-fps 720p video, which is perfect for fast-moving situations.
Pros: Compact waterproof design, Easy to use, Good video quality, Crisp LCD display, Improved battery life
Cons: No flip-out USB connector, Zoom can be distracting
Kodak PlaySport – Handheld Camcorder, Waterproof to 10’, Weatherproof, 1080p Hi Def, 5MP Stills, with Image Stabilizer, All for $150 or Less
28 May 2010
Excerpt: Handheld camcorders are so popular! There are some important advantages in some over others, as is the case with the new KodakPlaySport, retailing for $150, but often found for less and, through June, 2010, perhaps even FREE, so keep reading for that info.Continue reading →
Summary: D o you prefer shooting video or snapping still images? Kodak made plenty of fans with its previous pocket camcorder release, the Zi8, so when the company pulled back the curtain on the next ultracompacket HD camera, hype was in no short supply. Set for release in early April, the Kodak PlaySport builds on many of the same great features that made the Zi8 such an awesome gadget, only now in a smaller, water-resistant package that adds several improvements and an...