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Kodak EasyShare Sport C123
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Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 Digital Camera

12MP CCD 3m 5x Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Sensor Type Maximum Waterproof Depth Digital Zoom Release Date
Splash! Whether it's a dunk in the pool, a downpour on the hiking trail, or a spilled drink at the restaurant, life can catch you off your game. Be ready with the KODAK EASYSHARE SPORT Camera.... More
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Review: Kodak Easyshare Sport C123

18 Reasons For

Average User Reviews

On average, EasyShare Sport C123 owners rated this camera 71 out of 100.

Robust

Several customers wrote that it was good at resisting water ingress. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera “It is waterproof and dustproof and is available for under £50.00, making it one of the cheapest waterproof”. Five years ago Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “Sporty Shooting results Video performance Verdict This camera's two biggest selling points - funky colours aside - are its size and waterproof case”. Four years ago expert website Techmagnifier.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “KODAK EASYSHARE SPORT C123 Review makes it clear that is a perfect camera to be used for underwater shoots”.

Several Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com said “Rugged in construction”. Techmagnifier.com also mentioned “Thick plastics feel sturdy”.

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Easy to Use

Some Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 owners said in their reviews that the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 was easy to use.

One Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good experience. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Testing the Easyshare Sport C123 was an interesting experience” in their Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 review.

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Good Size

A few Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewers who reviewed the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 thought it was compact. Expert website Techmagnifier.com rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 “This sleek and compact sized camera is best suitable to be used for taking sport's”. Techmagnifier.com also mentioned “Compact in size”.

One person who bought it thought it was thick. One Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good structurally.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Five years ago Ephotozine.com said in their review on expert website Ephotozine “The camera can take a good picture”. Techmagnifier.com wrote four years ago “Take stunning HD pictures in 16 9 format” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Techmagnifier.com said “Attractive, ergonomic and easy to use child-friendly” in their review of this digital camera.

One Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 owner who reviewed the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 concluded that it was a good design. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned five years ago “It handles well and some may find its original design attractive” in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123.

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Good Video Capture

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 “Record life in motion up to 3munderwater with continuous VGA video”.

Good Quality Lens

Some Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewers mentioned that it had a good zoom. Digitalversus.com said on expert review site Digital Versus five years ago “It has what Kodak calls an 'advanced digital zoom' which is actually a standard digital zoom with crop function (an area of the” in their review but despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “No optical zoom Terrible digital zoom” in their Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 review.

One Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good autofocus. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com said “Autofocus can be used during video recording”.

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Good Technical Features

One Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 reviewer said in their reviews that the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 had good features. Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 “Featured with few advanced functions and amazing features, C123 promises to deliver good images” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com said “Very cheap camera that can be found for under 100, with much better quality than Kodaks Play- line-up of handy cams” in their review and scored this digital camera 4 stars.

Kodak Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 408 user and expert reviews for Kodak cameras and found that on average Kodak has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. However we also found that Kodak has only ok reviews specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of this age and type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the J1458W, or the J1250 both from GE or the Samsung ST90.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon Coolpix P520 (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the FinePix X10, or the FinePix AX600 both from Fujifilm or the Nikon Coolpix S4200 ($179.32) which has better reviews.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the EasyShare Sport C123 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this digital camera. The image editing modes Crop and Rotating are also found on this Kodak digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera also have still image resolutions of 2048 x 1536 and 2880 x 2160 and 4000 x 2664. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Narrow

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the widths range from 16mm to 470mm, and the average width is 100mm. The EasyShare Sport C123 is fairly narrow (only 91 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the EasyShare Sport C123.

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19 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on twelve expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Digital Versus, PC Mag and betabuzz.de this camera has an overall expert rating of 49%. Camera experts don't rate this Kodak camera very highly.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the EasyShare Sport C123 have an image stabiliser, however the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 does not have an image stabiliser.

Other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the GE J1250, or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR700.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The EasyShare Sport C123 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do support video recording.

Other digital cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS, or the Samsung MV900F ($165.99).

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

Across all the cameras that were released around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP. With a megapixel count of only 12 megapixels, the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a quite low megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EasyShare Sport C123.

Other 12MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Nikon Coolpix S2500 ($145.77), or the Olympus XZ-10 ($379.17).

If this camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Rollei Powerflex 850 (16MP and higher rated), the Polaroid IS426 (16MP and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S5200 (16MP and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The EasyShare Sport C123 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the EasyShare Sport C123 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Coolpix S9500, or the Coolpix S9400 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10.

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Very Low Maximum Waterproof Depth

At only 3 meters, the EasyShare Sport C123 has a quite low maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EasyShare Sport C123. Digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 have maximum waterproof depths of between 3m and 60m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 20m.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3m waterproof digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the GE G3WP, the Trevi DC 2330 WP, or the easypix W1024.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to the EasyShare Sport C123 the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8". With a screen size of only 2.4 inches, the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

There are a number of alternative 2.4" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the VIC002O, or the HEC050N both from Ingo or the Trevi DC 2310 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger screen size then you might want to consider the Praktica DPix 5000WP (2.5"), the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 ($93.49) (2.7"), or the Rollei Powerflex 850 (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000, the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 ($29.99), or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The EasyShare Sport C123 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The EasyShare Sport C123 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to consider include the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 ($399.99), the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V ($448.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The EasyShare Sport C123 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000. The EasyShare Sport C123 has a very low maximum ISO speed (only 1,250) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a quite low display resolution (only 112,000 pixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the EasyShare Sport C123 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the EasyShare Sport C123 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The playback modes "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this Kodak camera.

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Only Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the EasyShare Sport C123 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this digital camera. The white balance modes Underwater are also found on this camera.

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Quite High Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

The average minimum hard disk space requirement of similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the EasyShare Sport C123 is 290MB. With a minimum hard disk space requirement of 300 megabytes, the EasyShare Sport C123 has one of the higher minimum hard disk spaces requirement amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Big Minimum RAM Requirement

With a minimum RAM requirement of 1,024 megabyte, the EasyShare Sport C123's minimum RAM requirement is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the EasyShare Sport C123. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum RAM requirement of between 64MB and 1.1GB, and the average minimum RAM requirement is 360MB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

Released Over Three Years Ago

This compact camera camera was released over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the EasyShare Sport C123.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 5x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the ST77, the WB31F, and the ST100 all from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 ($93.49) (6x and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Focusing
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash

Expert Reviews

(18)
14 August 2012

KODAK EASYSHARE SPORT C123 Review makes it clear that is a perfect camera to be used for underwater shoots. Featured with few advanced functions and amazing features, C123 promises to deliver good...

It is water and dust proof
Compact in size
Affordable
Rugged in construction
Take stunning HD pictures in 16 9 format
Very slow between shots
Small, dull LCD screen
Lowresolution videos
Poor image quality
Lacks autofocus and image stability
22 November 2011

The EasyShare Sport C123 is cheap, but even at this price we were disappointed by the results, which often fell short of what we have shot in the past with a smartphone. This isn't a model we can...

15 November 2011

When you?re looking for a low-budget family cam for tossing around at the beach and giving to the kids without them smashing some well-loved equipment, this is a camera that should come to mind.... Read more…

15 November 2011

The EasyShare Sport redeems Kodak for its PlayFull pocket camera that sat at a similar price point but skimped on quality very badly. While that was more of a toy to challenge smartphone cameras,... Read more…

Kodak, sadly, is in the midst of a decline. Either that or a ?turnaround?, depending on how much of the shareholder meetings and marketing rhetoric you believe. The company that practically...

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User Reviews

(79)
Reviewed 4 July 2011 by Wyleone
Wyleone would recommend the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

I bought this camera to snorkel with and go on vacation. I whitewater rafted in NC and TN with this camera on the front of my vest. I flew out from 90F ambient air to 50F water. The temp change... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2011 by NunnHugs
NunnHugs would recommend the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

As soon as I got the camera I tried it out I LOVE it it takes great pictures they are very clear. It works great in and out of water Im looking forward to many fun times with this camera...

Reviewed 24 April 2012 by Mrstevel
Mrstevel would recommend the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

I bought one and like it but cant find one in stores or kodak store all ways out of stock...

Reviewed 23 April 2012 by Joannanidz
Joannanidz would recommend the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

Affordable waterproof 12mp...

Reviewed 4 April 2012 by Nenebear
Nenebear would recommend the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

I can,t say enough about this camera What a Bargain...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kodak 8431504
Barcodes 00041771500627, 00041771564193, 00041771828851, 00041778431504, 00999994096345
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