Kodak Easyshare V803 Review

Review Date: March 4th 2007

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Standard features
Sensor type 1/1.8 in. CCD
CCD total pixels 8.32 MP (3350 × 2483)
Effective pixels 8.0 MP (3273 × 2457)
Lens 36–108 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8–4.9
Zoom 3X optical, 4X digital, total zoom range 12X
Shutter speed 8–1/1448 sec.
LCD 2.5 in. (6.4 cm), 150K pixels
Storage 32 MB internal memory* available, SD/MMC card expansion slot
Auto focus
Modes normal, macro, infinity
Focus range normal wide: 2 ft (0.6 m)–infinity
normal tele: 2 ft (0.6 m)–infinity
macro wide: 2.0 in.–2.3 ft (5–70 cm)
macro tele: 1.3 ft–2.3 ft (40–70 cm)
Focus single, continuous
Auto focus zones TTL multi-zone (5 zone), center zone
AF assist light yes
Exposure control
ISO sensitivity auto: 80–160
manual: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 selectable
Metering modes TTL metering; 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
Range 2.0–9.8 ft (0.6–3.0 m) at wide, ISO 140
2.0–6.6 ft (0.6–2.0 m) at tele, ISO 200
Modes auto, fill, off, red eye
Shooting specifications
Drive modes single shot, self-timer: 2 and 10 sec., 2-shot self-timer: 10 and 18 sec.
delay shutter (2 sec.)
burst (1 fps up to 4 frames)
Shooting modes auto, SCN (scene mode)
Scene modes portrait, sport, landscape, close up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text/document, fireworks, flower, museum/manner, self-portrait, high ISO, children, backlight, panning, candlelight, sunset, custom, panorama, anti blur
Click to capture < 0.4 sec.
Shot to shot < 1.2 sec.
Still capture
Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21
Picture size 8.0 MP (3264 × 2448)
7.0 MP (3264 × 2176)
4.9 MP (2560 × 1920)
3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)
2.5 MP (1920 × 1280)
2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)
1.2 MP (1280x960)
Compression JPEG standard
Color modes high color, natural color (default), low color, sepia, black and white
Sharpness sharp, normal, soft
Long time exposure 0.5–8.0 sec.
Review options select all, view by, album, slide show, multi-up, copy, protect, image storage, set up menu
Editing crop, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology
Video capture
Format QUICKTIME MPEG 4 with audio recording and playback
Quality VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps
Length continuous based on memory capacity
Review options play, rewind, pause, fast forward, stop, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, multi-select, volume control
Editing trim, make picture from video (1, 4, 9, 16-up), bookmarking
Custom settings camera sounds, sound volume, digital zoom, LCD brightness, LCD auto dimmer, auto power off, date/time, video out, photoframe, red-eye pre-flash, date stamp, video date display, blur warning, language
Favorites slide show, multi-up, remove Favorites, set-up menu
Physical specifications
I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user-selectable), KODAK Camera Dock/Printer Dock Interface, digital (USB 2.0) connection
Power KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7003, 5V AC adapter, optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks
Dedicated buttons shutter, auto/SCN, Favorites, movie, power, flash, zoom, menu, review, Share, delete, five-way switch for navigation
Tripod mount ¼ in. standard
Dimensions W × H × D: 4.1 × 2.1 × 1.0 in. (103 × 54.5 × 25 mm)
Weight 5.0 oz (141.5 g)
Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled
Warranty one year
Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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