Kodak Easyshare V610 Review

Review Date: May 10th 2006

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

Specifications

CCD resolution (effective pixels) 6.36 MP (2934 × 2171)
Image resolution (recorded pixels) 6.1 MP (2848 x 2144)
Picture quality 6.0 MP: best (2832 × 2128), prints up to 30 × 40 in. (76 x 102 cm)
5.3 MP: best 3:2 (2832 × 1888), optimized ratio for 4 × 6 in. (10 × 15 cm) prints
4.0 MP: better (2304 × 1728), prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 × 75 cm)
3.1 MP: good (2048 × 1536), prints up to 11 × 14 in. (28 × 36 cm)
1.1 MP: e-mail (1200 × 900), small prints
Still format JPEG/EXIF v 2.21
Lens dual lens technology; 10X optical zoom
38-114 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.9-f/4.4
130-380 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/4.8
Advanced digital zoom 4X advanced digital zoom, total zoom range 40X
Aperture f/3.9-f/7.1 at wide, f/4.8-f/8.0 at tele
Shutter speed 8-1/1200 sec.
LCD 2.8 in. (7.1 cm) high resolution (230K pixels) indoor/outdoor
Scene modes auto, portrait, panorama left-right, panorama right-left, 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 1.6 fps, maximum 8 images in any quality mode
Click to capture 0.3 sec.
Shot to shot 1.1 sec.
Video mode continuous MPEG-4 compressed video with audio capture and playback
Video resolution VGA (640 × 480 pixels) at 30 fps, VGA long at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240 pixels) at 30 fps
Video length continuous up to 80 min. based on memory capacity
Video features 10X zoom during video with digital image stabilization and auto focus; print thumbnails and snapshots from video, on-camera trim video editing
Video format QUICKTIME MOV
Auto focus TTL-AF, multi-zone AF, center spot AF
Auto focus control single AF, continuous AF
Focus range wide: 2.0 ft (0.6 m)-infinity
macro wide: 2.0 in.-2.3 ft (0.05-0.7 m)
tele: 5.2 ft (1.6 m)-infinity
macro tele: 2.3-5.6 ft (0.7-1.7 m)
Sensitivity ISO equivalent 64-400 (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 2.0-11.2 ft (0.6-3.4 m) at wide, ISO 280
2.0-10.8 ft (0.6-3.3 m) at tele, ISO 400
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 album or date, Favorites
Editing selectable red-eye reduction, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, on-camera cropping, blurry image detection, panorama image stitch mode
Favorites on-camera picture storage
Dedicated buttons power, shutter, still, scene, movie, Favorites, review, delete, menu, Share, and flash
Sound customizeable sound themes: default, jazz lounge, secret agent
Auto picture rotation yes
Auto-orientation yes
Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
Storage 32 MB internal memory* available, SD/MMC card expansion slot
Self-timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds, 2 picture
BLUETOOTH Wireless Technology functionality BLUETOOTH 2.0 EDR
BLUETOOTH Wireless Technology transfer method object push protocol
BLUETOOTH Wireless Technology transfer rate up to 3 Mbps
Dock compatibility works with optional KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus Series 3, KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Frame Dock 2, 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 Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7001
Lens protection built in lens barrier
Tripod mount 1/4 in. standard
Weight without batteries: 5.6 oz (160 g)
Dimensions W × H × D: 4.4 × 2.2 × 0.9 in. (111 × 55.5 × 23.2 mm)
Warranty one year
   

Package Contents

  • KODAK EASYSHARE V610 Dual Lens Digital Camera
  • KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7001
  • USB and audio/video cables and adapter
  • 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 Photo Frame Dock 2
  • Custom camera insert for optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera and Printer Docks

System Requirements

Windows

  • WINDOWS 2000 SP1 or XP OS
  • INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0 or higher

Macintosh

  • PowerMac or PowerBook G3, G4, G5; iMac; eMac; or iBook computer
  • MACINTOSH OS X 10.3 or or higher
  • SAFARI 1.1 or higher* 600 MHz processor or greater

Hardware

  • 128 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available USB port
  • Color monitor, 1024 768 display resolution, thousands of colors, 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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