A few customers said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. J. Porter wrote in their review three years ago “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 wrote in her review of the Kodak PlaySport on Amazon “The so called help desk, told me basically, that it was tough, only the camera was covered by warranty”.
Several Kodak PlaySport reviewers who bought the Kodak PlaySport considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas mentioned “I specially enjoyed the underwater capability” in their review of the Kodak PlaySport. Filipe Miguel Esturrenho Barradas also wrote “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” in their review of this digital camera.
A number of Kodak PlaySport owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. A. Ramsey wrote on Amazon five years ago “All worked well, felt solid” in their review of this digital camera. Seven years ago expert website Cnet.com rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Kodak PlaySport “The Kodak Playsport is an excellent minicamcorder that can take some rough treatment and capture solid HD video”. Expert website V3.co.uk wrote “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” and scored the Kodak PlaySport 80 out of 100.
Several customers considered that the product was sealed. J. Porter mentioned on Amazon “Making sure everything is correctly sealed as I think this is the cause of most people's issues” in their review of this digital camera. 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 customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Venu App said in their review “It looks it was damaged prior to dispatch”.