Kodak Easyshare Z710 Review

Review Date: November 1st 2006

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Introduction / Features
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Standard features
Sensor type 1/2.5 in. CCD
CCD total pixels 7.4 MP (3152 × 2342)
Effective pixels 7.1 MP (3082 × 2314)
Lens 38–380 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8–f/3.7 SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON Lens
Zoom 10X optical, 5X advanced digital zoom, total zoom range 50X
Shutter speed 8–1/1000 sec. in 1/3 step increments
LCD 2.0 in. (5.0 cm) indoor/outdoor color TFT display
Viewfinder high resolution (201K pixels), electronic
Storage 32 MB internal memory* available, SD/MMC card expansion slot
Auto focus
Type TTL imager AF system
Auto focus modes normal AF, macro AF, infinity AF
Focus range normal (wide): 2.0 ft (0.6 m)–infinity, tele: 6.6 ft (2.0 m)–infinity
macro (wide): 4.7 in.–2.3 ft (12–70 cm), tele: 3.9–6.9 ft (1.2–2.1 m)
infinity (wide): 65 ft (20 m)–infinity, tele: 65 ft (20 m)–infinity
Auto focus control single, continuous
Auto focus zones TTL multi-zone AF, center zone AF
AF assist light yes
Exposure control
ISO sensitivity auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800**
Metering modes multi-pattern, center-weighted, center spot
Compensation ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps
AE lock when shutter button is pressed halfway
Histogram display yes
White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade
Guide no. 10.6 (ISO 100)
Range wide, ISO auto: 2.0–16.1 ft (0.6–4.9 m)
tele, ISO auto: 6.6–12.1 ft (2.0–3.7 m)
Modes auto, fill, off, red eye reduction
Shooting specifications
Drive modes single shot, self-timer (10 sec.), two-shot self-timer (10 sec.), delay shutter (2 sec.), first burst (approx. 1.7 fps up to 3 frames), last burst (approx. 1.7 fps last 3 frames)
Shooting modes auto, sport, portrait, night shot, SCN (scene), P (program), A (aperture priority), S (shutter priority), M (manual), video
Scene modes sport, portrait, night shot, landscape, flower, backlight, candlelight, manner/museum, text, beach, snow, fireworks, children, party, night portrait, night landscape, self portrait
Still capture
Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21
Picture size 7.1 MP—best (3072 × 2304), prints up to 30 × 40 in. (76 × 102 cm)
6.3 MP—best 3:2 (3072 × 2048), optimized ratio for 4 × 6 in. (10 × 15 cm) prints
5.0 MP—better (2592 × 1944), prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 × 76 cm)
3.1 MP—good (2048 × 1536), prints up to 8 × 10 in. (20 × 25 cm)
1.9 MP—e-mail (1600 × 1200), small prints
Color modes high color, natural color (default), low color, sepia, black and white
Sharpness high, normal (default), low
Review options single, magnification with pan, multi-up, slide show
Editing crop
File management album, copy, protect, delete
Video capture
Quality VGA (640 × 480) at 10.5 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 20 fps
Length continuous up to 80 min. based on memory capacity
Review options play, pause, multi-up, slide show
Custom settings quick view, capture frame grid, advanced digital zoom, print warning, sound theme, sound volume, mode description, auto power off, date & time, video out, orientation sensor, date stamp, video date display, language, format
Favorites slide show, multi-up, remove Favorites, set up menu
Share print, print all, e-mail, Favorites, cancel print
Physical specifications
I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user selectable), exclusive KODAK Camera Dock/Printer Dock interface, digital (USB 2.0) connector
Power optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks with KODAK Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack; 2 AA lithium batteries or 1 lithium battery CRV3; 3 volt DC
Tripod mount ¼ in. standard
Dimensions W × H × D: 3.8 × 3.1 × 2.9 in. (97.8 × 77.5 × 72.6 mm)
Weight 10.1 oz (285 g) without batteries and memory card
Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled
Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
Warranty one year
Page 1
Introduction / Features
Page 2
Ease of Use
Page 3
Image Quality
Page 4
Sample Images
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