Kodak PlayFull ZE1 Review

Review posted 08/08/2011

Quick Take
    • Very Compact Body
    • Incredibly easy to use
    • Built-In USB Arm
    • Requires only one hand for use
    • Records pleasing full 1080p HD and 720p HD video
    • A/V and HDMI output
    • Fast f/2.8 fixed lens works well in low-light
    • Good Audio
    • Great Price
  • No optical zoom
  • Movies are a bit "choppy" with quick panning
  • Image quality of still images is more in tune with mobile phones
Bottom Line
The Kodak PlayFull ZE1 is the most compact of the Kodak digital video cameras. Offering Full 1080p HD video capture and 5-Megapixel still image capture, its very handy to have around all of the time. Its image quality is in line with its $129.95 price tag. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
Kodak's new FullPlay ZE1 is a fixed lens, Full 1080p HD video camera. Loaded with great features, including the ability to capture 5-Megapixel still images, the PlayFull is sure to be a hit this summer. Additional options like in-camera editing, still image scene modes and an anti-glare feature will keep you using this stylish HD camera all year long.

Kodak PlayFull ZE1 Features:
  • 1080p HD video capture at 30fps
  • 5-Megapixel CMOS image sensor
  • 5-Megapixel still images
  • 3-Step sharing
  • Sharing to: KODAK Gallery, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, YouTube, FLICKR, ORKUT, YANDEX, and KAIXIN001
  • On-camera editing
  • Built-in USB Arm
  • Still Image Scene Modes
  • Video Editing Software
  • HDMI Port
  • Internal Li-Ion rechargeable battery

The Kodak PlayFull ZE1 is available now with a MSRP of just $129.95 US.

In the Box:
  • KODAK PLAYFULL Video Camera
  • Adapter and cable for battery charging
  • Wrist strap
  • Quick Start Guide
  • ARCSOFT MEDIA IMPRESSION Software for Kodak and KODAK Share Button App (both on-camera, PC only)

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