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Kodak EASYSHARE V610

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Overall 7
6.7
Design 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Photo quality 7
6.5

Kodak EasyShare V610

Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: The Kodak EasyShare V610 is a compact camera with a 10X zoom range and big LCD. Despite being an "ultra-zoom" camera, the V610 has more in common with compact point-and-shoot cameras. The V610 is different from other cameras in some ways such as having Bluetooth and built-in panorama stitching. Other than that are the standard point-and-shoot features like a heap of scene modes, standard performance, a good movie mode and image quality which is almost on-par with others.
  • Pros: Two lenses which cover a 10X zoom range, Large LCD with good visibility, Good performance except autofocus, Bluetooth-enabled, Built-in panorama stitch and Kodak Perfect Touch, Many scene modes, Nice VGA movie recording at 30 FPS with zoom, Good image quality with low noise
  • Cons: Terrible battery life, No manual controls, No optical image stabilizer, Too many buttons, In-between lens gap and unresponsive zooming, No live histogram; very limited information during shooting and playback, Autofocus could be faster; very slow in low-light
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Overall 7
6.7
Design 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Photo quality 7
6.5

Kodak EasyShare V610

Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: The Kodak EasyShare V610 is a compact camera with a 10X zoom range and big LCD. Despite being an "ultra-zoom" camera, the V610 has more in common with compact point-and-shoot cameras. The V610 is different from other cameras in some ways such as having Bluetooth and built-in panorama stitching. Other than that are the standard point-and-shoot features like a heap of scene modes, standard performance, a good movie mode and image quality which is almost on-par with others.
  • Pros: Two lenses which cover a 10X zoom range, Large LCD with good visibility, Good performance except autofocus, Bluetooth-enabled, Built-in panorama stitch and Kodak Perfect Touch, Many scene modes, Nice VGA movie recording at 30 FPS with zoom, Good image quality with low noise
  • Cons: Terrible battery life, No manual controls, No optical image stabilizer, Too many buttons, In-between lens gap and unresponsive zooming, No live histogram; very limited information during shooting and playback, Autofocus could be faster; very slow in low-light
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Overall 7
6.7
Design 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0
Photo quality 7
6.5

Kodak EasyShare V610

Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: The Kodak EasyShare V610 is a compact camera with a 10X zoom range and big LCD. Despite being an "ultra-zoom" camera, the V610 has more in common with compact point-and-shoot cameras. The V610 is different from other cameras in some ways such as having Bluetooth and built-in panorama stitching. Other than that are the standard point-and-shoot features like a heap of scene modes, standard performance, a good movie mode and image quality which is almost on-par with others.
  • Pros: Two lenses which cover a 10X zoom range, Large LCD with good visibility, Good performance except autofocus, Bluetooth-enabled, Built-in panorama stitch and Kodak Perfect Touch, Many scene modes, Nice VGA movie recording at 30 FPS with zoom, Good image quality with low noise
  • Cons: Terrible battery life, No manual controls, No optical image stabilizer, Too many buttons, In-between lens gap and unresponsive zooming, No live histogram; very limited information during shooting and playback, Autofocus could be faster; very slow in low-light
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Overall 8
8.0

Kodak EasyShare V610

Tech2
14 June 2007
  • Excerpt: The second release in Kodak’s dual lens camera series after the V570 is the much awaited V610 — the camera that offers more than a mere increase in the megapixel count. This one goes all the way of taking full advantage of its second lens to add 10x optical zoom functionality in its ultra compact body.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
30 May 2007
  • Conclusion: Kodak EasyShare V610 dual lens camera We got acquainted with the dual lens concept of Kodak before with the EasyShare V570. The emphasis was then on ultra wide-angle and less on telephoto. With the Kodak EasyShare V610 Kodak has changed tack and thrown itself on to the telephoto range. The concept stays attractive and innovative and is still unique in the world of digital cameras.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 7
6.5
Performance 7
6.5
Picture quality 7
6.5
Ergonomics 7
6.5
Build quality 10
9.5

Expert Review

DP Review
10 May 2007
  • Conclusion: People who buy iPods are often mocked for ignoring cheaper, more capable MP3 players because they like the shiny white box and 'no need for a manual' interface. It's easy to forget sometimes that some people also buy cameras based more on their looks than their photographic capabilities, and the the EasyShare V610 certainly falls into that sector of the market.
  • Pros: Superb styling, build and finish, Uniquely compact 10x zoom camera, Carry-anywhere model that is truly pocketable, Decent resolution, Easy to use, novices will appreciate the integration with EasyShare software, Bluetooth file transfer, Large, bright screen (however, see below), Bright, vivid color; typical 'Kodak' output, Useful in-camera editing features, Generally responsive (however, see below), Orientation sensor works in playback mode, Very reliable auto white b...
  • Cons: Wide zoom lens is soft in the corners, More distortion in the center of the zoom range than with a single 10x zoom, Zoom mechanism annoyingly slow, Live preview resolution low, Slow - and occasionally unreliable - focus at the long end of the zoom, No indication of shutter speed, Camera shake warning only visible after taking the shot, Some pattern metering issues with 'none standard' scenes, Noisy at higher ISOs, nasty noise reduction at ISO 200+, Images are over-com...
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Overall 7
6.8

Kodak EasyShare V610

Photoxels
1 August 2006
  • Summary: The Kodak EasyShare V610 Dual Lens is an ultra zoom digital camera with ultra compact dimensions. The elegant compact digital camera comes with two quality SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH C-VARIOGON lenses: a regular 38-114mm 3x optical zoom lens, plus a second 130-380mm 2.9x optical zoom lens that in effect gives a total of 10x optical zoom and make the V610 "the world's smallest 10x optical zoom digital camera.
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Overall 8
7.5

Kodak V610 Review

Digitaltrends
27 April 2006
  • Conclusion: This one is a toughie. The EasyShare V610 has a number of features that make it attractive: looks, thinness, a 10x optical zoom, built-in Bluetooth and Perfect Touch technology. I really have problems with the LCD screen and the hiccough as the camera “hands off” from one zoom lens to the other.
  • Pros: Thinnest 10x zoom digicam; Bluetooth built-in
  • Cons: Not a seamless 10x zoom; slow response
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Photo quality 7
7.0
Build quality 7
7.0
Color and saturation 8
8.0

Kodak Easyshare V610

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: I think Kodak should be applauded for their ambition when building the Easyshare V610. In my view there are a few compromises when it comes to image quality, but if you want a pocket sized digital camera with a very long zoom lens this is the only camera available.
  • Pros: 10x zoom in pocket sized camera, Bluetooth technology, Ease if use, Large 2.8" LCD screen, Perfect Touch built in technology
  • Cons: Some photos are over exposed, Noise levels
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
14 June 2007
  • Summary: What makes this camera shine - its 10x zoom, ease of use and sleek design - may be enough to compensate for its shortcomings.
  • Pros: Big zoom
  • Cons: Blurry shots at full lens extension, Poor battery life
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