Excerpt: The Kodak PIXPRO AZ251 is an entry-level bridge camera - the AZ stands for Astro Zoom! It was announced in July 2013 available from Argos and Tesco with an RRP of £129.99 (currently £99.99 in Tesco). You get plenty of zoom, full manual controls with 720p HD video recording at a reasonable price, let's see how it performs.
Pros: Fantastic value for money, Rubberised grip on front and rear, HDR mode, Close focusing for macro photography, Has optical image stabilisation
Cons: Noise is an issue from ISO 800 upwards, Images have purple fringing and chromatic aberration, Focusing issues when zooming during video recording