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Kodak Pixpro FZ151
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Kodak Pixpro FZ151 Digital Camera

16MP 15x CCD May 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
If you re looking for a powerful, compact camera that captures life's special moments, then look no further. The FZ151 has 15X zoom, over 25 shooting modes and a wide angle lens that captures more... More
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24 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this camera 80 out of 100 on average.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it said that it was easy to setup. This year Grahame3000 mentioned “Easy to set up and use”. One Kodak Pixpro FZ151 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Chezzer wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Very easy to use once you've got the hang of it” in their review.

Good Video Capture

One person who purchased it thought it was good for video recording. This month Grahame3000 gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Takes really good photos and video as well”.

Good Battery Life

One Kodak Pixpro FZ151 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had a good battery life.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good autofocus. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned last year “Some photo shots are slightly out of focus”.

Good Product Quality

One Kodak Pixpro FZ151 owner concluded that it was good quality. This month Paul Jessop mentioned on Amazon “Excellent camera great quality and arrived in just 3 days great service”.

Good Brand

Kodak has only ok reviews for its compact cameras, however it has good average reviews when measured across its entire digital camera range.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 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 compared all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DSC-W510[pl_1610607_price], and the DSC-W830[pl_2109578_price] both from Sony or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to look at the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated) or the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and cheaper)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and cheaper)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper).

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras of this age and type the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. With a digital zoom of 6 times zoom factor, the Pixpro FZ151 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Pixpro FZ151 has an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price], or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] which has better reviews; or the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Pixpro FZ151 is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x. With an optical zoom of 15 times zoom factor, the Pixpro FZ151 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Pixpro FZ151 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price], or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price].

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Has Three Camera Playbacks

The Pixpro FZ151 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly found camera playback is Movie, but this camera playback is not found on this Kodak digital camera. The camera playbacks Single image, Slide show and Thumbnails are also found on this camera.

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Has Six White Balances

The Pixpro FZ151 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Kodak digital camera.

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2 USB Version

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

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pixpro FZ151 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm. At 360 millimeters, the Pixpro FZ151 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Pixpro FZ151 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF and JPEG XR are also supported by this Kodak digital camera.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports an M-JPEG|MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Kodak Pixpro FZ151 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Kodak camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Pixpro FZ151 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Pixpro FZ151 is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Pixpro FZ151. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Kodak camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Pixpro FZ151 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras that are a similar age to the Pixpro FZ151 have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several Kodak Pixpro FZ151 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Danielle Clements said in October this year “Very chunky and heavy, zoomed photos blurry” in her review. Danielle Clements also wrote “And its very chunky and heavy”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it thought it was not noisy. Karen wrote on Amazon “As soon as the light isn't perfect or you use the zoom the noise in the pictures is bad” in her review.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Pixpro FZ151, the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 does not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price], or the Sony DSC-W510[plb_1610607_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not support Full HD video. The Pixpro FZ151 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The Pixpro FZ151 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The Kodak Pixpro FZ151 is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Pixpro FZ151 are also not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pixpro FZ151 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Kodak Pixpro FZ151 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Pixpro FZ151 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the Pixpro FZ151 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Pixpro FZ151 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Pixpro FZ151. The flash modess "Flash off", "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of cameras of a similar age and spec to the Pixpro FZ151 range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB. When compared to other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Kodak Pixpro FZ151's internal memory of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Pixpro FZ151 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the Pixpro FZ151. The shooting modess "manual", "movie", "program" and "scene" are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The playback zoom (max)s of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pixpro FZ151 range from 1x to 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 9.3x. With a playback zoom (max) of only 8 times zoom factor, the Pixpro FZ151 has one of the lower playback zoom (max)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Interval

When compared to other digital cameras of this age and spec that we have checked, the camera shutter interval of the Pixpro FZ151 of 30 seconds is one of the slowest. Similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have camera shutter intervals of between 0.008s and 30s, and the average camera shutter interval is 4.3s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151

Released Over Two Years Ago

Kodak released the Pixpro FZ151 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Pixpro FZ151 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Average Megapixel

The Pixpro FZ151 has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Pixpro FZ151.

There are a number of alternative 16MP cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The Pixpro FZ151 has a pretty typical weight (180 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Pixpro FZ151.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (111g and higher rated), or the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (170g and higher rated) or the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] (109g and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Interval
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Playback Modes
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
F-Number (relative Aperture)

User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 19 August 2016 by Paul jessop
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent camera great quality and arrived in just 3 days great service...

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Nick
(Verified Purchase)

Better than expected, really nice photos on anything but the 15X max zoom and then you'll be lucky to get a focussed shot, probably only 1 in 10 work. Also, it has started to freeze completely and... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Gemma
(Verified Purchase)

Not that great for the price didn't realise they didn't have blutooth.

Reviewed 22 June 2016 by Ronald Mcnamara
(Verified Purchase)

Very fast delivery, great camera, great price very helpful company.

(Verified Purchase)

Great little camera for the price with everything needed included, although the instructions are on cd rather than booklet form. Very easy to use once you've got the hang of it, and from what I've... Read more…

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Danielle clements
(Verified Purchase)

I've had a few digital cameras and its the worst I've brought I wanted to upgrade and the picture quality when zoomed is terrible, lovely quality when its not zoomed. and its very chunky and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Grahame3000
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera for the price. Easy to set up and use.Just right for my elderly neighbour who this was brought for. Takes really good photos and video as well.

Reviewed 28 March 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy with my camera thanks...

Reviewed 21 March 2016 by Craig james
(Verified Purchase)

I got a new camera for my holiday I'm happy that it's got a rechargeable battery so I'll save a small fortune not buying batteries...

Reviewed 22 October 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

A camera which gives a good specification for it's price,but some photo shots are slightly out of focus.

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