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Kodak EasyShare V610

£350 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Kodak

Our Rating: We rate this 3.5 out of 5

Kodak hopes strong zoom facilities and intriguing lens technology will give the V610 the lead over cheaper models.

Although it's clearly one of the more expensive models in the intermediate category, Kodak hopes that strong zoom facilities and intriguing lens technology will give the V610 the lead over cheaper models.

This 6.1Mp (megapixel) camera has a chic design that really stands out. And it's Kodak's second camera to sport two built-in lenses. A 126mm-380mm (35mm equivalent) telephoto zoom lens sits atop a 38mm-114mm standard zoom lens. The standard zoom handles up to 3x magnification; beyond that, the telephoto lens kicks in.

Our outdoor shots usually came out sharp enough, but we got mixed results when shooting in indoor, low-light settings. The V610 sometimes took clear, colourful photos at maximum zoom, but occasionally the camera experienced a few problems with focusing. And as it lacks image stabilisation, any slight movement produced a blurry shot. Pictures were slightly underexposed and white balance was a little off.

On the features side, the V610 impressed us. It offers Bluetooth capabilities, in-camera photo stitching for panoramic shots and a 2.8in LCD. But the battery lasted just 148 shots – a lower number than many point-and-shoot models we've tested recently.

With a long-range 10x optical zoom, the V610 can bring the farthest subjects into full, detailed view. Unfortunately, blurred photos at its highest zoom levels are too frequent.

Kodak EasyShare V610 Expert Verdict »

Kodak Easyshare V610 reviews verified by Reevoo

Kodak Easyshare V610Scores 8.4 out of 10 based on 33 reviews
6.1Mp compact digital camera (maximum resolution 2,848x2,144 pixels)
10x optical zoom lens
f3.9-4.8 aperture
ISO 64 to 400
shutter 1/1,200 sec
2.8in LCD viewfinder
max video 640x480/30fps
lithium-ion battery with charger
SD slot
32MB internal memory
  • Build Quality: We give this item 8 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 7 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 7 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 7 of 10 overall

Focusing is inconsistent and battery life is short. But the V610's 10x zoom, ease of use and sleek design are enough to compensate for the shortcomings.

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