Kodak PlaySport Zx5 Brief Review


REVIEW SUMMARY

Specifications

  • 1080p HD video
  • Shockproof to 5ft
  • Waterproof to 10ft
  • Dustproof
  • 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 5 Megapixel widescreen still photos
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Digital image stabilization
  • 2-inch LCD
  • Captures to SD/SDHC/128MB internal memory
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Release Date: 2011-03-28
  • Final Grade: 73 3.65 Star Rating: Recommended


Kodak PlaySport Zx5
Preview of the Kodak PlaySport Zx5.
By Admin, Last updated on: 2/11/2016

Kodak hasn't produced new camcorders in a few years, yet the Playsport Zx5 is still a popular option. Here's what we had to say about the Zx5 when it was first released:

The Kodak Playsport Zx5 is the world's first truly rugged pocket camcorder. It's the successor to the mega-successful Playsport Zx3 pocket camcorder, which shot stabilized 1080p video and was waterproof up to 10 feet. The Zx5 keeps those specs, but now it's shockproof from 5 feet, dustproof, and has faster autofocus. Kodak otherwise left the insides alone, which is a wise move. We're totally fine with the fact that Kodak really hasn't changed the way that their pocket camcorders shoot video since mid-2009 -- they found some kind of sweet spot, and we don't blame them for sticking to it.


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