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Kodak Pixpro FZ201 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 20x Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Quite big optical zoom
Good size
Expert reviews are average

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 reckoned that it was compact. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 on PhotographyBlog.com “The Kodak PixPro FZ201 is a new compact camera with a 16-megapixel CCD imager”.

Average Weight

The Pixpro FZ201 has a relatively average weight (202 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

If you would consider a camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (180g), the Ricoh HZ15 (181g), or the Sony DSC-H90 (192g) which is also higher rated.

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Reviews

Kodak Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 465 owner and expert reviews (including 85 verified purchases), Kodak has good ratings for its cameras. Kodak also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other brands. 85% of those that bought a Kodak camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and 01net.com the average expert rating of this camera is 65 out of 100.


Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.34x to 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x. The Pixpro FZ201 has one of the bigger optical zooms (20 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The Pixpro FZ201 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average digital zoom of cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 6.6x.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the VR-340 ($149.99), or the VR-350 both from Olympus or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 ($121.91).

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 4.9, the Pixpro FZ201 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.9, the Pixpro FZ201 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera. Comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Pixpro FZ201 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Kodak Pixpro FZ151, the Fujifilm S2980, and the Ricoh HZ15 is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Kodak digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4608x3072 and 4608x2592 and 1920x1080. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The Pixpro FZ201 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports PictBridge

The Pixpro FZ201 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Pixpro FZ201 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Pixpro FZ201 features smile detection. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also feature smile detection.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Pixpro FZ201 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Pixpro FZ201 has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 is 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 camera). 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 digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Memory

Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera that we have assessed, the Pixpro FZ201's internal memory of only 8 megabytes is one of the smallest. The internal memory of comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera range from 8MB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB.

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Camera

Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

The playback zoom (max) of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera range from 1x to 16x. The Pixpro FZ201 has one of the lower playback zoom (max) (only 8 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras of this age and type is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 430,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Kodak Pixpro FZ201 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Pixpro FZ201 has a fairly standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm S2980, the Sony DSC-H90, and the Olympus VR-340 ($149.99) is also worth considering.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Kodak released the Pixpro FZ201 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kodak fz201red
Barcodes 00819900011234, 00819900011340, 08199000112348

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