Conclusion: It's the first Wi-Fi—enabled digital photo frame we've seen that is relatively easy to set up and use. Although its photo quality isn't the best, the frame's other offerings—including 128MB of onboard memory and headphone jack—attract attention.
Pros: Wireless connectivity. 128MB of internal memory. Widescreen. Video and MP3 playback. Automatic on/off timer. Headphone jack. Mini USB port. Excellent remote. Adjustable brightness.
Cons: Photo quality could be better. No audio out. Using on-screen keyboard is tedious. Video playback is choppy.
Summary: While it has a few minor flaws, Kodak's Wi-Fi-enabled EX-811's strong feature set, good image quality, and online integration with the company's free EasyShare Gallery online photo-sharing service, make this frame a top choice in the digital photo frame category.
Pros: Built-in wireless connectivity allows you to tap into your home wireless network and stream images from your Windows PC or the Kodak EasyShare Gallery online photo-sharing service. The frame has a bright, relatively sharp 8-inch diagonal display, 128MB of built-in memory, plus slots for virtually all memory card types, as well as USB connectivity for computers and thumbdrives. The EX-811 supports MP3 and video playback (with sound), ships with a small remote control, ...
Cons: The built-in speakers sound very tinny; when transferring photos to the display's internal memory, images aren't automatically resized to the size of the display to reduce file sizes. Music playback controls could be more straightforward.