Kodak Easyshare Z5010

September 15, 2011 | Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras | 15 Comments |
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The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 is a new super-zoom camera, sporting a 21x, 25mm wide-angle lens. The 14 megapixel Z5010 also features a 3 inch LCD screen, 720p HD video recording, and the usual Kodak sharing options. The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 will be available in early October in black, priced at $229.95.

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#1 promo gifts

I've got a kodak easyshare which has served me well, however, looking at this new model i think it's time to to get myself updated.

8:17 pm - Saturday, October 8, 2011

#2 tina

Walmart has this camera in sale right now for 199.99. I will be getting it soon.

6:52 am - Saturday, October 15, 2011

#3 Ian Lyn

I swear I love Kodak as a Point and Shoot and wish they would make a kick ass DSLR, but this Z5010 is going to be a stepchild in the Kodak range. The Z981 and Z980 are MUCH better cameras that can shoot in RAW. It is much more adjustable for the professional looking for a P&S. I personally have a Z8612 with 12X Zoom and will be upgrading to a Z990 any minute now. I tried the Z5010 in Walmart, and it is very sharp, it does not adjust MSAP. Also the f/stop is very limited. It did a wierd jumo in ranges...but the lowest ISO is 64 which is good! ;) (Lower than Canon and Nikon P&S). Great for someone who wants a good Automatic camera, but if you love to adjust your camera manually, get a Z980 or Z981 (which in in this Zoom range) or the Superzoom Z990 (The beast of P&S)

12:41 am - Sunday, October 23, 2011

#4 Jaymze

I toyed with one of these in the store today, excellent camera. But can't find information on how much video can it capture, or what mode of transfering to pc is available on it.......

Thanks,

Jaymze

5:00 pm - Thursday, November 10, 2011

#5 Thellis

Can you Zoom in while taking the video? I can't on my Z740. It was frustrating while I was taking video of my Grandbabies Birthday Party.

Thanks,
Thellis

8:03 pm - Monday, November 14, 2011

#6 BigHunt

Yes you can Zoom on Video Thellis. But you might want a tri-pod IF you do not have a VERY steady hand if you zoom in 75-100% because any Little shaking of your hand gets picked up BIG time and is hard to watch during play back.
It can hold how ever much memory of a card you put in. I had an 8GB card and had about 10-13 mins of video and 60 pics at 14.3 MP. and only took half the memory up. The Video is HD 720p. looks freakin amazing during play back(on a HD screen) 21x zoom is legit. Its says it likes 4 or 8 GB SD cards i have not tried any bigger...yet. I want to go 16 or 32 GB.

8:51 am - Tuesday, November 15, 2011

#7 Josh

I bought my Z5010 from wallmart for $179.99. My main use for this camera will be wildlife photography with the 21x lens. I feel that the kodak has great potential but you really need to know the camera, some shots came out fuzzy, while others taken at same time came out crisp and clear. Also the LCD screen could use improvement, it's kinda grainy, you think you have taken a grainy shot but after uploading to the PC it's a crisp, clear, great shot. The Auto Focus feature doesn't work up close, but that's not what this camera was made for, the AF works great for distant shots. Overall I will give it a 4 of 5 stars because it does exactly what i got it for, ZOOM. It would get 5 if I could take close up macro shots, but i think I'm asking too much out of what it was ment to do

5:55 pm - Thursday, December 15, 2011

#8 Craig

I bought my Z5010 from Sears ($179.95), after my Kodak P850's retractable lens died. It took a little getting used to as the controls are different. I give it 5 stars for the type of photography I do....general family photos, and press photography.
And I do have to say, with a tripod...the ZOOM is amazing !!

3:24 am - Tuesday, February 7, 2012

#9 linda todd

love it so far had it a few weeks but been sick

8:21 pm - Thursday, February 16, 2012

#10 Mac

When you see new tech products just wait 6 to 7 months. I picked up this excellent point and shoot today with the accessory kit (Charger, Case and crummy cat 4 SD memory card)for $99.00 at Walmart. For those who think this camera is slow put those cat 4 cards into service storing your MP3's and put a decent Cat 10 SD Card in it. The feature that drew me to the Z5010 is the quality of the 21X - 25mm to 525mm Zoom Schneider Kreuznach lens that is as good as any Canon or Nikon lens I've ever used. This is a superb value.

4:50 am - Thursday, April 12, 2012

#11 Colleen

Does anyone know if you can possibly attach a macro lens to this camera? if you can.. where can you find one? i have been looking for ever! thank you SO MUCH! I love this camera and everything... i dont go anywhere without it, but i need to get _closer_!

8:10 pm - Friday, August 10, 2012

#12 AnnMarie

I love my Kodak Z5010... The problem I am having is the LCD screen broke and I am looking to replace it. does anyone have any idea where I can get one?

12:52 am - Saturday, December 8, 2012

#13 Craig

AnnMarie....contact Kodak customer service. They will advise you of an authorized repair shop in your area

1:59 am - Sunday, December 9, 2012

#14 Miguel C Echevarria

Why does it take so long between pictures. Is this a delay feature that I can change

9:01 pm - Monday, January 7, 2013

#15 Francys

I have the z5010 and I love it! The only thing I'm wondering is what kind of printer is compatible with it?Any ideas

6:52 pm - Friday, March 8, 2013