Kodak Easyshare V705 Review

Review Date: October 24th 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 7.3 MP (3152 × 2342)
Effective pixels 7.1 MP (3081 × 2313)
Lens ultra-wide: 23 mm–fixed (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8, SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH C-VARIOGON Lens
3X zoom: 39–117 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.9–f/4.4, SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH C-VARIOGON Lens
Zoom 5X optical zoom range, 4.0X advanced digital zoom, total zoom range 20X
Shutter speed ultra-wide: 8–1/1448 sec.; 3X zoom: 8–1/1170 sec.
LCD 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) high resolution (230K pixels) indoor/outdoor color display, 2 level brightness adjustment
Storage 32 MB internal memory* available, SD/MMC card expansion slot
Auto focus
Type ultra-wide: fixed focus; 3X zoom lens: TTL imager AF system
Focus range normal wide: 2.0 ft (0.6 m)–infinity
normal tele: 2.0 ft (0.6 m)–infinity
macro, wide: 2.0 in.–2.3 ft (5–70 cm)
macro, tele: 1.0–2.3 ft (30–70 cm)
Modes normal, macro, infinity
Focus single, continuous
Focus zones TTL multi-zone, center zone
AF assist light yes
Exposure control
ISO sensitivity auto: 50-200; manual: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000
Metering modes multi-pattern, center-weighted, center spot
Compensation ±2.0 EV with 0.3 EV steps
AE lock when shutter button pressed halfway
Histogram display display on live view and review
White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade
Anti-blur yes
Range ultra-wide (ISO 200): 2.6–10.2 ft (0.8–3.1 m)
3X zoom, wide (ISO 200): 2.0–7.2 ft (0.6–2.2 m)
3X zoom, tele (ISO 200): 2.0–6.6 ft. (0.6–2.0 m)
Modes auto, off, fill, red-eye pre-flash
Shooting specifications
Drive modes single shot, self-timer (10 sec. and 18 sec.), two-shot self-timer (10 sec.), delay shutter (2 sec.), burst (2 fps up to 7 frames)
Shooting modes auto, SCN (scene mode), macro, landscape
Scene modes 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
Drive modes self-timer, 2 and 10 seconds, 2 shot, and burst
Click to capture 0.2 sec. (preview on) wide
Shot to shot 1.2 sec.
Still capture
Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21
Picture size 7.1 MP—best (3072 × 2304), prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 × 76 cm)
6.3 MP—best 3:2 (3072 × 2048), optimized ratio for 4 × 6 in. (10 × 15 cm) prints
5.0 MP—better (2576 × 1932), prints up to 20 × 30 in. (50 × 76 cm)
3.1 MP—good (2048 × 1536), prints up to 8 × 10 in. (20 × 25 cm)
1.1 MP—e-mail (1200 × 900), small prints
Compression JPEG
Color modes natural color (default), high color, low color, sepia, black and white
Sharpness sharp, normal (default), soft
Long time exposure 0.5–8.0 sec.
Review options single, magnification (2X–8X) with pan, multi-up, slide show
Editing crop, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology
Video capture
Quality VGA (640 × 480 pixels) at 30 fps, VGA (640 × 480 pixels) at 30 fps with long time mode, QVGA (320 × 240 pixels) at 30 fps
Length continuous up to 80 min. based on memory capacity
Video features zoom during video with image stabilization and auto focus
Review options play, rewind, pause, fast-forward and rewind, forward and rewind by frame
Editing trim, make a picture from video, video action print (4, 9, or 16 up)
Custom settings camera sounds, sound volume, digital zoom, LCD brightness, LCD auto dimmer, auto power off, date/time, video out, photoframe, distortion compensation, orientation sensor, red eye pre-flash, date stamp, video date display, blur warning, language, format, about
Favorites slide show, multi-up, direct Favorites, set-up menu
Physical specifications
I/O interface NTSC or PAL, selectable via dock connector, exclusive KODAK Camera Dock/Printer Dock interface, digital (USB 2.0) connector
Power KODAK Lithium-ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7001, 5V AC adapter, optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks
Dedicated buttons shutter, power, auto/SCN, video, Favorites, zoom/magnify, info/framing grid, 5-way joy stick, landscape/close-up, flash mode, delete, menu, review, Share
Tripod mount ¼ in. standard
Dimensions W × H × D: 4.0 × 2.0 × 0.8 in. (101 × 49.8 × 20.4 mm)
Weight 4.4 oz (124 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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