Kodak EasyShare M580 Review

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Review posted 06/24/2010

Quick Take
Pros
Versatile 8x optical zoom lens;
28-224mm focal range;
Excellent image quality from Smart Capture;
Small but powerful built-in flash;
720p videos with Quick Time H.264 codec;
EasyShare software allows one touch uploading to several web sites and email
Cons
Tricky shooting mode and shutter release buttons;
Noise in darker and lower contrast areas;
Poor Program mode image qualit
Bottom Line
The Kodak EasyShare M580 is a compact 14-Megapixel camera with a versatile 8x optical zoom lens, face detection and recognition, and 720p HD video capture. It performs well and captures great images when using Smart Capture. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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The 14-Megapixel Kodak EasyShare M580 is a stylish and compact digicam that has made it even easier to share your images. This camera allows you to tag your images inside the camera, allowing you to connect the camera to your computer and automatically upload your images with the tags intact, to Facebook, Youtube, FLICKR and Kodak galleries (with the included USB cable). The camera also features a wide, 8x optical zoom lens, image stabilization, 720p HD video, Smart Capture and Face Recognition. 

Kodak EasyShare M580 Features:
  • 14-Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD imaging sensor
  • 8x Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon optical zoom lens
  • 35mm equivalent of 28-224mm
  • 3.0-inch, 230,000 dot LCD
  • TTL autofocus
  • Exposure Compensation: ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps
  • ISO: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000, 1600
  • Face Detection
  • Face Recognition
  • Smart Capture
  • Kodak Perfect Touch Technology
  • 720p h.264 Quicktime movie capture with AAC LC audio
  • Max Video 29 min. (720p), 4GB (480)
  • Kodak EasyShare software
  • Share Menu: Facebook, YouTube, FLICKR, Kodak Galleries
  • SD/SDHC compatible
  • 64MB internal memory
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery

The Kodak EasyShare M580 is available now with a MSRP of US $199.95.

In the Box:
  • KODAK EASYSHARE M580 Digital Camera
  • KODAK Rechargeable Li-ion Battery KLIC-7006
  • KODAK USB AC adapter for in-camera charging
  • Wrist Strap
  • USB cable
  • User Guide

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