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Kodak EasyShare Sport C123
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Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP CCD 3m Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Waterproof Up to Release Date
Attractive, ergonomic and easy to use child-friendly
Poor expert reviews
No optical zoom Terrible digital zoom
97 Reviews

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this Kodak camera rated this camera 71 out of 100 on average. 67% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Kodak Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 465 user and expert reviews for Kodak cameras and found that on average Kodak has good reviews. However we also found that Kodak has unexceptional reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 67% of those that bought a Kodak camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 49 out of 100 based on twelve expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, Digital Versus, PC Mag and techmagnifier.com. Digital camera experts aren't convinced by this camera.


Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras that have been available for more than two years the display diagonals range from 1" to 3.5". With a display diagonal of only 2.4 inches, the EasyShare Sport C123 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst digital cameras of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.4" screen digital cameras currently available including the Trevi DC 2310, the Rollei Sportsline 60, or the Ingo VIC002O which has better reviews.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the PowerShot S200 IS (3"), or the PowerShot SX510 ($180.97) (3") both from Canon or the Praktica 5000WP (2.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The EasyShare Sport C123 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 112,000 pixels) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. Cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 640 pixels and 1,100,000 pixels.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800", "1250" and "Auto" are also supported by this Kodak camera.

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Picture Quality

4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Kodak camera also have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536 and 2880 x 2160 and 4000 x 2664. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The EasyShare Sport C123 supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

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

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a hand strap, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Lynnvt mentioned “I think you do have to be very careful closing the battery / SD card compartment, there are 2 "doors"”. Paprincess16403 wrote on Walmart.com “Video quality is beautiful too! The only drawback is the battery door, which can be a bit tricky to open far enough to access the usb slot” in their review of this digital camera. Chrisg mentioned “Minor gripes (along with most digital cameras) is short battery life and a lag between snapping the shutter” in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123.


Design

Attractive, Ergonomic and Easy to Use Child-Friendly

Five owners who reviewed the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 agreed that it was good looking. Six years ago Cruisefriend wrote in their review of this digital camera “The clarity was impeccable and you can see the colors of the fish beautifully as well as the wrinkles on my hand! The picture was not blurry”. Benny said “The camera took pretty good photos” in his review of this digital camera. Famgal wrote “It took beautiful pictures both in the ocean”.

Three owners who bought it mentioned that it was well designed. Six years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “It handles well and some may find its original design attractive” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago Bestgramaever mentioned on Walmart.com “It fits well as the design is a bonus for not slipping out of the hand”. Jnybkr scored it 7 stars and wrote “The phone-like design makes it easier for steath video because it does look somewhat like a phone”.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was rough. Cavefrog gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 on Walmart.com “For the rough cave exploring I do, this is the camera!”. An anonymous author wrote six years ago “Kayaking can be a rough place for a conventional camera-- splashing, banging paddles, waves”.

One owner who reviewed the product thought it was ergonomic. Techmagnifier.com mentioned five years ago “Attractive, ergonomic and easy to use child-friendly” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they scored it 18.8 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

Eighteen customers concluded that the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 was easy to use. Five years ago Paprincess16403 said in their review of this digital camera on Walmart.com “Easy enough for a child to use (mine is 11” and rated the product 4 stars. Six years ago Vasquirrel mentioned on Walmart.com “The SHARE app is very handy for emailing, facebooking, etc”. Vasquirrel also said “Is easy to use” in their review.

Two owners who bought it said that it was easy to use the menus. Cavefrog said on Walmart.com five years ago “There are several settings for color mode”.

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Waterproof Case

Twenty-two people wrote in their reviews that the product was good at resisting water ingress. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Waterproof and dustproof, making it ideal for beach shots”. Techmagnifier.com also mentioned “Waterproof to 3 metres” in their review. Cnet.co.uk mentioned “In this review Small and sporty Shooting results Video performance Verdict This camera's two biggest selling points - funky colours aside - are its size and waterproof case”.

Ten customers who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Thick plastics feel sturdy” . Techmagnifier.com also said “Sehr gnstig, guter VideoModus, einfache Bedienung, robust” in their review. Kellyb said on Walmart.com “Fine detail is tough to make out” and scored it very highly.

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was well made. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Rugged in construction” in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123. Kellyb said on Walmart.com “It was submerged for a solid 4 hours that day, in ocean saltwater, being thrown around by waves, passed between 5 people” and scored it 6 stars.

Two customers agreed that it was reliable. Jeanb mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Don't bother buying this camera if you're planning to buy something reliable and that will last”. Jackf said “Far less reliable”.

One owner who bought it concluded that it was sealed. Vasquirrel mentioned on Walmart.com “Since it IS sealed so well, you need to open the little battery hatch even if you just want to hook it up to your computer”.

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Very Cheap Camera That Can Be Found for Under 100, With Much Better Quality Than Kodaks Playlineup of Handy Cams

Fifteen owners reckoned that the product was good quality. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com mentioned “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 of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 but even so they gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Naughty mentioned on Walmart.com “Good quality”. Kimm said in their Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 review “Takes great quality pics, is durable”.

Average Waterproof Up to

At 3 meters, the EasyShare Sport C123 has a pretty typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 3m waterproof cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Rollei Sportsline 60, the GE G3WP ($99.99), and the Trevi Go 2200 HD is also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact in Size

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Compact in size” but despite that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Techmagnifier.com also said “This sleek and compact sized camera is best suitable to be used for taking sport's” in their review.

One person thought it was thick. One customer considered that this digital camera was good structurally.

One customer thought the product was heavy and bulky.

One customer who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. Chrisg rated this digital camera 7 stars and said “Lightweight and easy to put in a pocket or purse, this camera begs to be taken everywhere” in their review of the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera range from 0.71x to 14x, and the average digital zoom is 4.1x. At 5 times zoom factor, the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 5x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the PL80, or the PL70 both from Samsung or the Vivitar T135.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The EasyShare Sport C123 has a built-in flash. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the D3S, or the L25 both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Good Flash

One owner who bought the product said that it had a good flash.

Take Stunning HD Pictures in 16 9 Format

Fourty-nine customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Take stunning HD pictures in 16 9 format”. Six years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The camera can take a good picture”. Mikejoe wrote also six years ago “Took to bermuda on a cruise and took some nice pictures and under water ones too while snorkling easy to veiw pictures” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner mentioned that the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 was able to produce clear pictures. Cruisefriend gave it a rating of 9 stars and wrote on Walmart.com six years ago “The camera captured the water movement and everything in perfect clarity” in their review of this digital camera.

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Autofocus Can Be Used During Video Recording

Eleven people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for video recording. Techmagnifier.com wrote in their Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 review five years ago “Autofocus can be used during video recording”. Techmagnifier.com also said “Record life in motion up to 3munderwater with continuous VGA video” in their review. Mexikanprincess wrote in their review of this digital camera “I absolutely love KODAK, all cameras & video are all KODAK & have lasted years! Was waiting a VERY LONG time for a water digital camera”.

No Optical Zoom Terrible Digital Zoom

Three people mentioned that the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 did not have a good zoom. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Absence de zoom optique et zoom lectronique dplorable” . Techmagnifier.com also wrote “No optical zoom Terrible digital zoom” in their review.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it did not have a good autofocus. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Lacks autofocus and image stability”. Techmagnifier.com also said “No focusing system, no macro mode” in their review.

One person concluded that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fixed focus and a lack of image stabilization mean blurry photos unless you have a tripod or an optimal lighting condition”.

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Small, Dull LCD Screen

Two people who bought it reckoned that it did not have a good screen. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Small, dull LCD screen”. Techmagnifier.com also wrote “Incredibly lowdefinition TN screen” in their review.

Two owners thought this digital camera did not have a good viewfinder. Mickey53 said on Walmart.com six years ago “Poor Picture Quality No view finder” in their Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 review. In the same month Kellyb wrote “View finder isn't super duper easy to see in murky water with a snorkel mask on - you get the general idea.”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had email functionality.


Features

Good Technical Features

Four people who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good features. Techmagnifier.com said “Featured with few advanced functions and amazing features, C123 promises to deliver good images” and gave the Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 a score of 8 stars. Kimm mentioned on Walmart.com “The crop and enhancement features are nice” in their review of this digital camera. Waterparkdiva said on Walmart.com “It has a great price and cool features”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Kodak digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00041771828851
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