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Kodak EASYSHARE C195

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Kodak EASYSHARE C195. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the focus and image quality are on the whole positive. The screen and portability are also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the memory and viewfinder.

usability, portability, screen, image quality, focus

battery, energy, size, viewfinder, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Kodak EASYSHARE C195 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (newegg.com)

Easy to Use, No small expensive batteries to lose.

 

I plan to use this to take pictures of things I want to sell. Super high resolution and quality are unnecessary for this use. It has a very nice/functional way to turn off the flash and it stays off, I use this mode all the time. I wish my higher...

Uses AA batteries ; Very easy to use, control button functions are easy to tell what they do, the on screen menus are as simple as they get ; Nice display screen for the price

Nothing really it is what it is ; Nothing fancy that does not cost a lot ; It is not as durable looking as the $300+ camera I have but I would never expect this of a less than $100 camera

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Little Camera that could

 

Great price, big screen, mp4 videos, uses AAs ; The audio is surprisingly clear, beating my phone hands down

As mentioned elsewhere, this brand goes overboard with compression, casing low-light images suffer in particular ; Video codec is Motion JPEG, not h264, but a PC would handle that better anyway ; The big screen eats batteries, but not too badly, and it...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Bang 4 Buck

 

If anyone else comes on here griping about how this or any camera takes bad pictures, complaining about the light, etc. Just remember you read this and first and know to use the software that comes with the camera to correct most flaws that are typical...

First of all, the camera looks nice. I'm a male and this thing is a dark, midnight blue, just like us guys like. The ergonomics are good. It's not thin all the way across like my friends Olympus is which makes it easier to hold without the hand...

I already said get outa here but I do have a small gripe with UPS, when ever they've delivered just one package in the past, they just drop it in front of your door for anyone to pickup for themselves. Only once, did I ever find a note on my door...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great little camera

 

This camera came with a case, 4gb sdhc card, lens protector. My son is very happy with his own camera now.

3" screen, great pictures, video & the extras

None so far

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Bought as a gift for my wife

 

Click the share button, then connect the Camera to your PC to see the camera turn off for no reason.. Need those pictures? Guess you better mount the SD card to an external reader. Other then that, good camera if you didn't buy it for its selling...

Great Camera, clear clean pictures of good quality, fast shutter time and great features ; Feels Made Well. Nice Color. Nice Size. Fits well in both male and female hands. Easy to navigate after you use it for afew minutes ; If it 'worked as it should'...

Power Button Is Hard To Hit At Times, especially for women with nails ; One VERY IRRITATING ISSUE is that when we plug the camera into the computer the camera shuts off making it impossible to transfer, I unplug it from the computer and it turns back...

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

High compression really ruins the image

 

This is a 14-MP camera, but, due to Kodak's famously aggressive compression (<2MB per image), image quality is no better than from a low-end 8-MP camera (if that). And it is totally unnecessary - a 2-GB card (which costs less than a Big Mac meal)...

Cheap, uses AA batteries, has face detection

JPEG compression is way too aggressive - gives the image an unpleasant look in the details

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Super Camera/Super Price & Package

 

Bought for my 87 year old mother who was still using 35mm film. Way to go Granny!

Simplicity, LARGE 3" viewscreen, virtually automatic point and shoot. Does exactly what it is suppose to do with 14+ megapixel results

Somewhat "plastic" look to it, but get over it

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Another Kodak Lemon

 

I am no fan of Kodak digital cameras. I have owned two Kodak Easy Share cameras (only because they are one of the few cameras being sold that you can use AA batteries for and I am very anti-battery pack) and both have been terrible. This camera is no...

Easy to use. Auto settings

Battery Life. Shutter Lag. Washed out pictures. Zoom

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Kodak EasyShare C195

 

Does not have resistance to camera shake when taking photos

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Kodak EasyShare C195

 

Exceptionally easy to use with a fantastic finished product

Jul, 2011
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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Technology:Alkaline / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA
Number of batteries supported:2

Camera

Built-in processor:Pentium IV
Camera file system:EXIF 2.2
Camera playback:Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails / Slide show
Image editing:Crop, Trimming
Multi burst mode: Yes
Orientation sensor: No
Photo effects:Black&White, Sepia, Vivid
Processor frequency:1400
Scene modes:46.5 x 4.29 x 29.3 / Backlight, Beach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Landscape, Night portrait, Portrait, Self-portrait, Snow, Sunset
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
Sharpness:Normal
Sharpness levels:Normal
Shooting modes:Movie, Program, Scene
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y
White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten

Design

Color of product:Purple / Red / Silver

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Flash

Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Flash range (tele):39.4 - 78.7
Flash range (wide):11.8 - 157.5

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: No
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Face tracking, Single Auto Focus
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range (tele):0.5 - 1.0 / 1.0
Macro focusing range (wide):0.1 - 0.8
Manual focusing range (tele):1.0 -?
Manual focusing range (wide):0.5 -?
Normal focusing range:0.5 - ∞/1 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):1 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.5 - ∞

Lens System

Digital Zoom:5
Optical Zoom:5

Light Exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1000, Auto / 64, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 800, 1000, Auto
Light exposure correction:± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto / Auto, Manual

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Internal memory:32

Other Features

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.3 - 6.5
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera shutter speed:1/4 - 1/1400
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7 +\nMac 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 + / Windows XP/Vista/7+\nMac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6+
Date imprinting: Yes
Digital SLR: No
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.79 x 1.19 x 2.43
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.3 - 6.5
Interface:A/V out (NTSC/PAL), USB 2.0
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM\nUSB v1.1 + / IE 6.0\nCD-ROM\n1024x768px\n64MB VRAM
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes
Video memory capacity:4GB
Video out:AV

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Kodak EasyShare Software\nInternet Explorer 6.0 +
Cables included:USB

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact camera
Image Sensor Size:1/2.3
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Megapixel:14 / 14.5
Sensor Type:CCD
Still image resolution(s):1280 x 960,2048 x 1536,2880 x 2160,4288 x 2416,4288 x 2848,4288 x 3216
Supported aspect ratios:16:9 / 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Total megapixels:14.5

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
PictBridge: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:300
Minimum processor:Pentium 4 (1.4 GHz) / Pentium IV 1.4 GHz +
Minimum RAM:1024

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Maximum video resolution:640 x 480
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video compression format:AVI
Video formats supported:AVI
Video Frame Rate:30
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.19
Height:2.43
Weight:6.24
Weight (including battery):6.24
Width:3.79