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Bringing technology to the outside world, the Kodak Playsport is a camcorder designed for use in the outdoors.

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Pros

takes 5MP pictures

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compact

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affordable price

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records in full 1080p high definition at 30fps

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ruggedized design - waterproof to 3 meters

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can also record in 720p at 30 or 60fps - perfect for saving storage space, making video that can be slowed down without stuttering

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water slips off the device quite easily - remains easy to grasp

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SD/SDHC card slot for use of easy to find, affordable and capacious flash storage

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HDMI output (includes cable)

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built-in USB cable with onboard software for easy uploading / sharing

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includes a new form of image stabilization

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Cons

no macro button (also found on the Zi8)

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no external microphone jack (as found on the Zi8)

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Waterproof to only 10 Feet

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Bringing technology to the outside world, the Kodak Playsport is a camcorder designed for use in the outdoors. Integrated with advanced technologies, the camcorder has a full 1080p HD video capture at 30 frames per second and can also capture 5 megapixel HD stills. The 2.0" colour LCD display makes navigation crisp and clear, especially while owners can edit and upload their content online with the built-in software and USB cord. With a durable body, the camcorder is also waterproof up to 10ft making it an ideal companion when on adventures in the wilderness or exotic locations. The Kodak Playsport also has smart face tracking technology, is compatible with both PC and Macs and is available in different colours such as black, purple and blue.

Features
  • Full 1080p HD video capture at 30 fps
  • Brilliant 2.0” colour LCD display
  • Capture 5 MP HD stills
  • Edit and upload content online with built-in software
  • Smart face tracking technology
  • Waterproof up to 10 ft. (3 m)
  • Electronic image stabilization
  • Expandable SD/SDHC Card slot for memory cards up to 32 GB
  • PC and Mac compatible
  • Available in different colours
Post Review
Jeff Landrum
07/09/2010 07:23

Takes incredible videos and great pictures in a compact, easy to carry and waterproof device. Outstanding to get all this for less than a buck fifty. Kudos Kodak !!!

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