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Kodak-dc265.1195959
2.8 out of 10

Kodak DC265

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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 7
7.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Construction 8
8.0

Expert Review

DP Review
2 January 2006
  • Excerpt: As many people know the digital camera market is hot with the "2 megapixel buzz", and many were surprised that Kodak didn't jump on the same bandwagon when releasing the the DC265, however it may be noted that Kodak only changed the last digit indicating an upgrade and not a complete new camera (maybe there's something in the wings). That said the DC265 goes on to prove that it can still stand its ground with the new boys.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality (detailed, sharp and vivid colours), No sign of dreaded chromatic aberration (purple fringing), Comfortable to handle (good ergonomics), High speed burst mode, Time-lapse mode, Excellent internal flash, External flash sync connector, Great software pack included, USB and IrDA connectivity, Supplied batteries & charger, Fairly fast processing, Digita - enables excellent flexibility, Value for money
  • Cons: Poor update rates for LCD, bad "smearing" effect when moving, Sometimes "Out of range" focus problems for close objects, Narrow shutter speed range (1/4s - 1/400s), Still no uncompressed mode, Menu system is sometimes laborious, more features on the outside of the camera would have been useful, Poor low light performance (sensitivity boost would have been useful), Poor featureset, aperture and shutter priority should be built-in features, Odd shape can make the camera...
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