Some Kodak PlaySport reviewers mentioned that it was strong and durable. J. Porter mentioned in their Kodak PlaySport review “The waterproofing and shockproofing also seem to work well - for me I felt they offered more peace of mind than anything” . June Will said on Amazon “Sturdy and good quality product which uploads direct to websites/email etc” in her Kodak PlaySport review. Three years ago Kaye Ryan said on Amazon “The so called help desk, told me basically, that it was tough, only the camera was covered by warranty”.
A number of Kodak PlaySport reviewers considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas mentioned “I specially enjoyed the underwater capability” . Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas also wrote “The underwater videos were very good and the image was clean”. Loony Loo mentioned in their review of the Kodak PlaySport “Image quality was what I wanted, especially underwater, absolutely fine for me”.
Thirteen customers who reviewed it thought it was well made. A. Ramsey wrote on Amazon “All worked well, felt solid” although they scored it 2 stars. Six years ago Cnet.com wrote in their Kodak PlaySport 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”. Smarthouse.com.au wrote in their Kodak PlaySport review “Feels very solid”.
Two Kodak PlaySport owners said that the Kodak PlaySport was sealed. J. Porter said “Making sure everything is correctly sealed as I think this is the cause of most people's issues” in their review of the Kodak PlaySport. About.com mentioned “It is waterproof to a depth of 10 feet, can survive a drop of up to five feet and is sealed against dust”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Four years ago Venu App wrote “It looks it was damaged prior to dispatch”.