Several Kodak PlaySport owners said that this digital cameras was good at resisting water ingress. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas mentioned on Amazon “I specially enjoyed the underwater capability”. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas also said “The underwater videos were very good and the image was clean”. Loony Loo said on Amazon “Image quality was what I wanted, especially underwater, absolutely fine for me” but despite that rated the product 3 stars.
A few customers who purchased it wrote that it was strong and durable. J. Porter wrote in their review of this digital cameras on Amazon “The waterproofing and shockproofing also seem to work well - for me I felt they offered more peace of mind than anything”. June Will said in her review on Amazon “Sturdy and good quality product which uploads direct to websites/email etc”. Kaye Ryan said on Amazon “The so called help desk, told me basically, that it was tough, only the camera was covered by warranty” in her review nonetheless rated the product 1 stars.
A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. A. Ramsey mentioned on Amazon “All worked well, felt solid”. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on expert review site CNET.com “The Kodak Playsport is an excellent minicamcorder that can take some rough treatment and capture solid HD video”. Six years ago V3.co.uk wrote in their Kodak PlaySport review “A well-built, good-value camcorder, though has a couple of flaws Good points Great value; well-built, robust construction despite small size; high-definition video”.
Some Kodak PlaySport reviewers who reviewed the Kodak PlaySport reckoned that it was sealed. J. Porter said “Making sure everything is correctly sealed as I think this is the cause of most people's issues”. About.com said “It is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet, can survive a drop of up to five feet and is sealed against dust”.
One Kodak PlaySport reviewer who reviewed the Kodak PlaySport reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Venu App said four years ago “It looks it was damaged prior to dispatch”.