Kodak Pixpro S-1 Review

September 9, 2014 | Gavin Stoker | |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Kodak Pixpro S-1 from around the web.

ephotozine.com »

The Kodak PIXPRO S-1 is a new Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from JK Imaging Ltd, who are using the Kodak name under license from Kodak. Announced last year, the camera has been introduced with a Kodak PIXPRO 12-45mm f/3.5-6.3 lens, a 42.5-160mm telephoto zoom lens, and a 400mm fieldscope telephoto lens. The camera features a 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds CMOS sensor, a 3inch tilting screen, FullHD video recording, sensor shift image stabilisation, built in Wi-Fi, and 4fps continuous shooting.
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t3.com »

Over a year ago the Kodak camera brand was re-born under the auspice of new licence holder JK Imaging. After its initial releases of inexpensive point-and-shoot and bridge cameras sold through Argos and Tesco, comes its most serious proposition: an interchangeable lens compact system camera in the form of the Kodak Pixpro S-1.
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digitalversus.com »

Kodak was a member of the Four Thirds consortium, but it never sold a 4/3 camera of its own, preferring to supply sensors to Olympus instead. Then Four Thirds gave way to Micro Four Thirds in 2008 and what had been a seven-member consortium consisting of Fujifilm, Kodak, Leica, Olympus, Panasonic, Sanyo and Sigma got trimmed down to two: Panasonic and Olympus. Panasonic released the first 4/3 camera, the Lumix G1, in October 2008 and Olympus followed that up with the Pen E-P1 in July 2009. Since then, it's been nothing but progress. Now in 2014, while the Lumix G's, Pens and OM-D's enjoy a comfy spot in the limelight, the Micro 4/3 system is welcoming a newcomer: Kodak, the JK Imaging/Asia Optical version.
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