Excerpt: Finally after hearing so much about this camera we got our hands on one (pardon the pun!) to put it to the test. On opening the boxes and removing the camera for the first time I was surprised at the weight and size of the camera. After reading and viewing online news releases, having it your hands is a totally different story.
Conclusion: If you're looking for an easy way to take and share digital photos, check out the Kodak EasyShare-One. It's the best wireless digital camera we've seen for consumers, though it's not without flaws.
Pros: Easy photo-sharing via wireless connection. 256MB of internal memory. Great user interface and help features.
Excerpt: Cameras used to be simple. They may have had complicated dials, they may have even required the use of a separate light meter, but everyone knew what they were for: capturing images. However, now that cameras are built into everything from computers to MP3 players to mobile phones, it's all getting a bit blurred. And with the introduction of this bizarre device from Kodak, it's blurrier still.
Summary: The Kodak EASYSHARE-ONE is the first to integrate 802.11b wireless (WiFi) connectivity into a digital camera that allows people to share and print their images wirelessly. The camera features a 4-megapixel imager, high quality SCHNEIDER- KREUZNACH 3x optical zoom lens, a large 3-inch touchscreen color LCD, the exclusive KODAK Color Science image processing chip and 256 megabytes of memory.
Excerpt: The Kodak EasyShare One ($599) is more than just another digital camera. When it was introduced in early 2005 it was the world's first consumer camera with Wi-Fi connectivity (Canon and Nikon have since introduced their own Wi-Fi cameras). The EasyShare One tries to be a camera and Internet-connected photo viewer at the same time, and for the most part it succeeds.
Pros: Very impressive wireless features; kudos to Kodak for taking a chance on this, Large 3 inch LCD, EasyShare system makes it "easy" to organize and share photos whether via Wi-Fi or USB, Very good movie mode; zoom lens can be used during filming, Excellent integration with optional camera and printer docks, Superb bundle: tons of memory, great software, two batteries, leather case, Warranty length is doubled, priority tech support
Cons: Expensive, Very slow startup time, Clunky interface; slow navigation using stylus; some options buried in menu, Colors can be oversaturated, subjects too sharp; redeye a problem, Thick body; LCD doesn't rotate upward like similar cameras; LCD quality isn't the greatest, Poor low light focusing; no AF-assist lamp, Camera forgets settings when powered off, Exposure and white balance settings unavailable in macro mode, Wireless features need some refinement: support for ...
Kodak EasyShare One Wireless Digital Camera Review
Digital Camera Review
6 November 2005
Excerpt: As the first wireless-enabled Point and Shoot camera to hit the shelves, the Kodak EasyShare One has some high expectations to live up to. While it isn't pushing any envelopes with camera specs (4 megapixels), the camera has a 3 inch touch screen LCD and 256 MB of internal memory to allow easy viewing and sharing of images.