Summary: Camera works great. I have several older digital Kodaks and I find the Kodaks have the best color. I have an older Nikon Coolpix I got as a gift and the Kodak has better natural color. I use this at work so I didn't want an expensive camera, they get broken and I have broken several! This one was even refurbished. It is small and light, for what it is, I have no complaints. The Auto focuse needs a second or two to focus so if you snap off fast shots, they may be blurry.
Summary: I want to be a photographer without learning how to set f-stop and all that. This camera lets me pretend that I know what I'm doing most of the time. Initially, I was very disappointed with the quality. I then swapped out the batteries that came with the camera. The quality jumped from a "C" to "A-." Since then, I've had a lot of fun with it. Sometimes there is a still graininess even on the highest 11.8M setting (which is the only setting I use).
Summary: We bought this camera as a replacement for one our granddaughter was given for Christmas (a model C183). Unfortunately a dog got hold of the original one, and bit it right through the lens. A local camera store offered to fix it for $200.00. Duh! We are very pleased with this camera, and our granddaughter is delighted. She could probably write a more comprehensive review than I, but she did mention that the camera does not play back sound with videos.
Summary: I recently bought this camera because my husband and I are expecting a baby and we wanted a camera that would be easy to use. We have had no problems out of this camera. Although I have to say there is not a "wow" factor to this camera, its just your average,everyday, regular camera. If you don't mind that then buy it.
Summary: Had this camera for 5 months. Works excellent. Play with it a little bit and find out what is best for you. I take regular pix's on the sport/action setting to reduce blur. I feel it works better than the anti blur selection. No sound on video camera playback but when you download it is there. Great little point and shoot and easy to use.
Summary: I watched the price drop on this camera for a couple of months and then made the purchase after Christmas. Maybe end of year inventory cycles created the 2 week delay before delivery. I am a little disappointed in the picture quality, but it is still a good value for the price. The anti blur setting is a must if zoomed in at all and the red eye effect leaves a lot to be desired in close ups requiring the flash.
Summary: With all these reports of blurry images, I hate to say RTFM, but that's what's needed. This is a fully auto-focus camera. If you shoot before it locks in and focuses, guess what? You get an out of focus picture. The camera will attempt to figure out what part of the scene you want in focus. If there are faces in the scene, it will lock in on them (as many as 5), and will adjust the aperture and exposure time to provide the correct depth of field.
Amazon Customer "Eyes Like a Shutter, Mind Li..., Amazon
19 December 2010
Summary: I received the C190 as a Christmas gift and have had a few days to play with it. Here's what I've experienced so far: Affordability: Can't beat the price of this little guy. I would say shop around to get the best price, either here on Amazon.com or elsewhere, since it appears the cost varies depending on which retailer is offering the camera. Picture Quality: Contrary to many reviews, the C190 takes great pictures IF you choose your settings according to your needs.
Summary: I took this camera on a hunting safari in Africa rather than my digital SLR because it would fit in my shirt pocket. Carrying a pack, rifle and large camera was just too much. Besides, at less than $100, if it got smashed, not too bad. I took hundreds of photos including moving animals, camp surroundings, and trophy photos. It's very easy to use, with a minimum of on-screen menus to figure out. If this camera had a view finder it would be superb.