Conclusion: The Kodak EasyShare V570 is an ultra-thin camera with 5 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5 inch LCD and lots of scene modes souped up with an extra wide 23 mm lens and an extra image sensor for it. It can take very wide photos, fitting in more picture into a photo with its 23 mm lens - where other compact cameras cannot.
Pros: Two lenses - Including one extra-wide lens, Large high-resolution 2.5 inch LCD, Extra-wide lens paired with built-in panorama opens up possibilities for scenery snaps, Plenty of scene modes, VGA 30 FPS movie mode with zoom and focus
Cons: LCD visibility not excellent, Terrible battery life, Weak flash, No manual controls, Low buffer and slow performance, Image quality issues are plentiful: from soft photos to redeye, take your pick!, Bad low light performance
Excerpt: For a while now, Kodak has been ignoring the growing glam cam market popularized by cameras such as Sony's T-series and Fuji's FinePix Z1. But that all ended at CES this year, when Kodak introduced its 5MP EasyShare V570 ($364 street). It's small, black and silver, and is the only digital compact on the market that sports two lenses, each with its own sensor. That's not just a testament to the falling price of imaging sensors.
Excerpt: The Kodak V570 is very compact, fit for every pocket and has a simple user interface. Its unique dual lens ( proprietary KODAK RETINA Dual Lens technology ) arrangement includes a surprisingly useful 23mm ultra wide angle lens. Special features include Image Stabilization mode, Burst photography mode, 180 degree Panorama stitching (3 shots), Optional histogram display, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility, PictBridge support, USB connectivity.
Conclusion: Kodak EasyShare V570 digital camera The concept of the Kodak EasyShare V570 is both attractive and innovative. The application of two lens systems with two image sensors provides the manufacturers with new ways to employ the camera, as well as offer the usual extra functionality. That it doesn't end with one single camera is proven by the Kodak EasyShare V610, a dual-lens digital camera that was introduced during the writing of this review, and with which the emphasis...
Excerpt: Kodak ne popušèa. Še vedno je po številu predstavljenih kamer na vrhu. So bili tudi med prvimi, ki so na trg postavili široko paleto digitalnih kompaktnih kamer. Vse do leta 2001 pa so bili tudi vodilni ponudnik DSLR kamer za profesionalne uporabnike.
First point and shoot digital camera that features dual lenses
Consumer Electronics Net
24 May 2006
Excerpt: The Kodak V570 digital camera is the first of its kind that sports dual lenses in the same unit. That is right, this point and shoot digital camera features a standard lens as well as a 5X (39-117mm) optical zoom lens. Two all glass, Schneider-Kreuznach C-Variogon lenses are incorporated into this slightly larger than business card-sized digital camera.
Summary: The Kodak EasyShare V570 Dual Lens is
an elegant ultra compact digital camera with two
quality SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH C-VARIOGON lenses:
a regular 39-117mm 3x optical zoom lens, plus
an ultra-wide angle 23mm lens perfect for group
shots of friends and extended family members and
for landscape photography.
Excerpt: Physical Views The Easyshare V570 compared in size to a CD. The Casio EX-S500 and the Easyshare V570. Continue on to Features & Controls Kodak V570 Specifications CCD resolution (effective pixels) 5.36 MP (2690 × 1995) Image resolution (recorded pixels) 5.0 MP (2569 × 1929) Picture quality 5.0 MP for prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 x 75 cm) 4.4 MP optimized ratio for 4 × 6 in. (10 × 15 cm) prints 4.0 MP for prints up to 20 × 30 in.
Excerpt: It seems that Kodak always manages to make at least one splash in the digital camera market in a year's time. Last time, it was the first WiFi enabled digital camera, this time, it's the first dual lens point and shoot camera -- the Kodak EasyShare V570 . With some nice retro styling, it's a definite eye-catcher.