Kodak M883 Review

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Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

Review Posted 12/07/2007


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Click to take a 360° QTVR tour of the M883


Kodak has added several new models to their EASYSHARE M-Series, like the M883. It offers 8-megapixels of resolution and high ISO settings, while maintaining a sleek, compact design. Other features include built-in face detection technology as well as a huge 3-inch LCD screen. The all-metal body of the M883 comes in silver and black and red.

The KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras are loaded with a vast array of features that make great picture-taking incredibly simple. From high ISO settings that produce clearer pictures in low-light situations, to Digital Image Stabilization and KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, the features on board the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras help consumers take consistently better shots.


Easyshare M883 Features:

  • 8.0 Megapixel CCD imager
  • 3x zoom with 38-114mm coverage (35mm equivalent)
  • Kodak Perfect Touch technology for proper exposure, white balance and color saturation
  • Face Detection technology for pleasing portraits
  • HD (16:9) still image recording (max. size 5.3MP)
  • Large 3.0-inch indoor/outdoor color LCD display
  • High ISO capabilities (up to ISO 3200)
  • 640x480 QuickTime movie mode @ 30 fps with audio
  • Auto, Movie and 22 Scene exposure modes
  • TTL AF with Multi-zone and Center Zone options
  • TTL Metering: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted or Center Spot
  • Built-in flash with auto, fill, off, red eye reduction
  • 64MB internal memory + SD/SDHC/MMC card storage
  • Powered by Kodak Li-Ion (KLIC-7006) battery
  • Auto-Connect USB for hassle-free downloads
  • Imagelink and PictBridge enabled for direct printing
  • Optional Easyshare Camera Dock and Printer Dock


The KODAK EASYSHARE M883 camera is available now for US$199 MSRP.


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Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom





Kodak Easyshare M883 Zoom

The Easyshare M883 compared in size to a CD.




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EasyShare M883 Specifications

Standard features
Sensor type 1 / 2.5 in. CCD
CCD total pixels 8.5 MP (3382 × 2513)
Effective pixels 8.0 MP (3280 × 2454)
Lens 38-114 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.1-f/5.9
Lens protection built-in
Zoom 3X optical, 5X advanced digital zoom, total zoom range 15X
Image stabilizer digital
Shutter speed 8-1/1000 sec.
LCD 3.0 in. (7.6 cm) indoor/outdoor wide-angle viewing color display (230k pixels)
Storage 64 MB internal memory* available, SD/SDHC/MMC card expansion slot
Auto focus
Type TTL-AF
Modes normal, macro, infinity
Focus range auto: 2.0 ft (0.6 m)-infinity
macro, wide: 5.2 in.-2.3 ft (10-70 cm)
macro, tele: 1.3-2.3 ft (40-70 cm)
landscape: 32.8 ft (10 m)-infinity
Auto focus single, continuous
Auto focus zones multi-zone (5 point) AF, TTL center-zone AF
Face detection yes, up to 10 faces
Exposure control
ISO sensitivity auto: 64-400; manual: 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Metering modes multi-pattern, center-weighted, center spot
Compensation ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps
AE lock when shutter button is pressed
Histogram display capture, review
White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade
Flash
Range wide: 2.0-12.1 ft (0.6-3.7 m) ISO 400
tele: 2.0-6.6 ft (0.6-2.0 m) ISO 400
Modes auto, red eye, fill, off
Shooting specifications
Burst modes single shot, first burst (1.1 fps up to 4 frames), self-timer (2 or 10 sec.), two-shot self-timer
Shooting modes auto, SCN, video
Scene modes portrait, sports, landscape, close-up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text/document, fireworks, flower, museum/manner, self portrait, high ISO, digital IS, children, backlight, panning, candlelight, sunset, custom, panorama
Click to capture < 0.4 sec.
Shot to shot < 1.9 sec.
Still capture
Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21
Picture size 8.0 MP (3264 × 2448)-4:3, default
7.1 MP (3264 × 2176)-3:2
5.3 MP (3072 × 1728)-16:9
5.0 MP (2592 × 1944)-4:3
3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)-4:3
2.5 MP (1920 × 1280)-3:2
2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)-16:9
1.2 MP (1280 × 960)
Color modes high, natural (default), low, sepia, black and white
Sharpness high, normal, low
Long time exposure 0.5-8 sec.
Review options view by date, view by album, view by image storage, view by Favorite, add album, slide show, multi-up, copy, protect or unprotect
Editing KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, on-camera crop
Video capture
Format QUICKTIME video format, motion JPEG
Quality VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps
Length 80 min. max
Review options view by date, view by album, view by image storage, view by Favorite, add album, slide show, multi-up, copy, protect or unprotect
Editing make picture from video (1, 4, 9, 16-up), trim, action print, bookmark
Customization
Custom settings LCD brightness, LCD auto dimmer, image storage, album, orientation sensor, face detection, camera sounds, sound volume, date & time, digital zoom, auto power off time, video out, language, about (camera info)
Sharing
Share print, print all, select all, e-mail, Favorites, cancel print
Physical specifications
I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user selectable), exclusive KODAK Camera Dock, digital (USB 2.0 full speed) connector
Power optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks with KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery Pack; KODAK Li-Ion (KLIC-7006) Battery, 5V AC adapter inlet on camera
Dedicated buttons shutter, power, auto/scene/movie switch, zoom, menu, review, Share, delete, five way switch for navigation
Tripod mount ¼ in. standard
Dimensions W × H × D: 3.6 × 2.2 × 0.8 in. (92.4 × 56.5 × 19.2 mm)
Weight without battery and memory card: 4.1 oz (116 g)
Compatibility
Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled
Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
Warranty One year
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.




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