Kodak Easyshare V570 Review

Review Date: May 2nd 2006

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Page 1
Introduction / Features
Page 2
Ease of Use
Page 3
Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
Page 7
Conclusion

Specifications

CCD resolution (effective pixels) 5.36 MP (2690 × 1995)
Image resolution (recorded pixels) 5.0 MP (2569 × 1929)
Picture quality 5.0 MP for prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 x 75 cm)
4.4 MP optimized ratio for 4 × 6 in. (10 × 15 cm) prints
4.0 MP for prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 × 75 cm)
3.1 MP for prints up to 11 × 14 in. (28 × 36 cm)
1.8 MP for small prints
Still format JPEG/EXIF v 2.21
Lens SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH Lenses; RETINA Dual Lens Technology: ultra wide-angle lens (23 mm equiv.) plus 3X optical zoom lens (up to 117 mm equiv. telephoto) system. Provides 5X optical zoom range 23 mm-fixed (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8 39-117 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.9-f/4.4
Advanced digital zoom 4X advanced digital zoom, total zoom range 20X
Aperture ultrawide: f/2.8
3X zoom lens: f/3.9 at wide, f/4.4 at tele
Shutter speed 8-1/1448 sec.
LCD 2.5 in. (6.35 cm) high resolution (230K pixels) indoor/outdoor color display with wide viewing angle
Scene modes portrait, panorama stitch, sport, landscape, close-up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text, fireworks, flower, manner/museum, self-portrait, party, children, backlight, panning shot, candlelight, sunset, custom
Color modes high color, natural color, low color, sepia, black and white
Burst mode 2.3 fps, maximum 4 images in any quality mode
Click to capture 0.2 sec. (ultrawide lens/preview on)
0.3 sec. (3X zoom lens/preview on)
Shot to shot 1.0 sec.
Video mode continuous MPEG-4 compressed video with audio capture and playback
Video resolution VGA (640 × 480 pixels) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240 pixels) at 30 fps
Video length continuous up to 80 min. based on memory capacity
Video features 3X zoom during video with digital image stabilization and auto focus; video print options including 4, 9, or 16 multi-up pictures; split video on-camera editing
Video format QUICKTIME
Auto focus TTL-AF, multi-zone AF, center zone AF
Auto focus control single AF, continuous AF
Focus range ultrawide: 2.6 ft (0.8 m)-infinity
standard: 2 ft (0.6 m)-infinity
macro, wide: 2-2.3 ft (0.05-0.7 m)
macro, tele: 1-2.3 ft (0.30-0.7 m)
landscape: 32.8 ft (10 m)-infinity
Sensitivity ISO equivalent 64-160 (auto) and 64, 100, 200, 400, 800* (manual)
White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade
Exposure metering auto: TTL-AE; selectable: multipattern, center- weighted, center-spot
Exposure compensation ±2.0 EV with 0.3 EV steps
Long time exposure 0.5-8 sec.
Histogram display display on live view and review
Built-in flash auto, off, fill, digital red-eye reduction
Flash range ultrawide, ISO 200: 2.6-10.2 ft (0.8 m-3.1 m)
wide, ISO 200: 2-7.2 ft (0.6-2.2 m)
tele, ISO 200: 2-6.6 ft (0.6-2.0 m)
Review options 1X-8X magnify with pan, fast scroll, multi-up, slide show, album, picture info, erase, protect, crop, copy, image storage, Share/print, view by, and Favorites
Editing on-camera cropping, digital red-eye reduction, blurry image detection
Favorites on-camera picture storage
Dedicated buttons power, shutter, still/SCN, movie, Favorites, flash, delete, menu, review, and Share
Sound selectable sound themes: default, jazz lounge, secret agent
Auto picture rotation on, off, on transfer
Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
Storage 32 MB internal memory** available, SD/MMC card expansion slot
Self-timer 10 seconds
Dock compatibility works with optional KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus series 3, KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock series 3, and KODAK EASYSHARE Camera Dock series 3***
IMAGELINK Print System compatible yes
PICTBRIDGE enabled yes
I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user-selectable), exclusive KODAK Camera Dock/Printer Dock interface, digital (USB 2.0) connector
Power KODAK Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7001
Lens protection built in lens barrier
Tripod mount 1/4 in. standard
Weight without batteries: 4.5 oz (125 g)
Dimensions W × H × D: 4 × 2 × .8 in. (101 × 49.8 × 20.4 mm)
Warranty one year
   
* ISO 800 is available only with 1.8 MP setting.
** 32 MB internal memory/28 MB available for picture storage (1 MB equals one million bytes).
*** KODAK Dock Adapter Kit D-22 required to enable compatibility with KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus, Printer Dock, Printer Dock 6000, and Camera Dock 6000.

Package Contents

  • KODAK EASYSHARE V570 Dual Lens Digital Camera
  • KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Frame Dock 2 with insert
  • USB and AV cables
  • KODAK Rechargeable Li-Ion Digital Camera Battery
  • 5V AC adapter with power cord for in-camera battery charging
  • Carry strap
  • Camera case
  • KODAK EASYSHARE Software
  • Getting Started Kit
  • Custom camera insert for optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera and Printer Docks

System Requirements

Windows

  • WINDOWS 98, 98SE, ME, 2000 SP1, or XP OS
  • 233 MHz processor or greater (300 MHz recommended for XP)
  • 64 MB RAM (128 MB for XP)
  • INTERNET EXPLORER 5.01 or higher

Macintosh

  • PowerMac or PowerBook G3, G4, G5; iMac; eMac; or iBook computer
  • MACINTOSH OS X 10.3 or higher
  • 128 MB RAM
  • SAFARI 1.0 or higher

Hardware

  • 200 MB hard drive disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available USB port
  • Color monitor, 800 600 display resolution, 16-bit minimum
Page 1
Introduction / Features
Page 2
Ease of Use
Page 3
Image Quality
Page 4
Sample Images
Page 5
Design
Page 6
Specifications
Page 7
Conclusion

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