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Kodak EasyShare M853

alaTest has collected and analyzed 241 reviews of Kodak EasyShare M853. 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. People really like the performance and size. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are some critical comments about the shutter and viewfinder, while opinions about the focus and memory are different.

usability, price, portability, size, performance

low-light, flash, energy, viewfinder, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Kodak EasyShare M853 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Kodak EasyShare M853

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 user reviews of Kodak EasyShare M853 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the size and design. The portability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the shutter and battery, while opinions are divided on the durability.

usability, price, portability, design, size

image quality, performance, low-light, battery, shutter

65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kodak Easyshare M853 8.2 MP Digital Camera with 3xOptical Zoom (Red)Kodak Easyshare M853 8.2 MP Digital Camera with 3xOptical Zoom (Red)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Tracey Capen (pcworld.com)

Kodak EasyShare M853

 

Point-and-shoot simplicity is the hallmark of most of the Kodak digital cameras we've reviewed, and the inexpensive ($160 at time of review) Kodak EasyShare M853 is no exception. This small, light, 8.2-megapixel camera offers few exposure controls, but...

Lightweight ; In-camera panorama stitching

Disorganized menus ; Noticeable image noise

This small, lightweight camera doesn't cost much, but it takes mediocre pictures and offers few controls.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : tamborine (mobilewhack.com)

Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera (Video)

 

Mobilemag.com one of good sites has done a video review of the Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera here is a bit of what they have to say: "The Fedex delivery person came by this morning with a pleasant package for me. Tearing open the Fedex branded...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Kodak EasyShare M853

 

To be honest, the models in the M-series are a little redundant -- especially with the M853 and M873, where you're paying $50 more for a slower lens and 33% less battery life

Tons of scene modes, including in-camera panorama stitching ; EasyShare system makes it easy to "tag" photos for e-mailing and printing ; Handy PerfectTouch, delete undo features ; In-camera help system ; Above average battery life; battery can be...

Soft images with lots of noise reduction artifacting, detail loss, and vignetting ; Redeye a problem ; Low resolution LCD nearly impossible to see in low light ; Very poor low light focusing performance ; No optical viewfinder ; No manual controls ;...

If you're going to spend $150 - $200 on a digital camera, you should probably spend it on something other than the Kodak EasyShare M853. You'll be better off paying a little more for one of the Canon, Panasonic, or Sony cameras. I've listed some models...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Laiq Qureshi (tech.firstpost.com)

Kodak EasyShare M853

 

Kodak's new mid-range M-series cameras claim to redefine consumer expectations, but fall short.

Your best way out is to select the auto mode and be damned, or simply select the right scene modes – you can choose from self-portrait, children, backlight, candlelight, sunset, portrait, panorama, sport, landscape, night portrait, night landscape,...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Tracey Capen (techadvisor.co.uk)

Kodak EasyShare M853 8Mp compact camera

 

Point-and-shoot simplicity is the hallmark of most of the Kodak digital cameras we've reviewed, and the Kodak EasyShare M853 is no exception. This small, light, 8.2Mp camera offers few exposure controls, but it has a wealth of built-in help information...

The Kodak EasyShare M853 is, in short, adequate for family snapshots, where photo-quality expectations are modest.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Rich Trenholm (cnet.com.au)

Kodak EasyShare M853

 

The Kodak EasyShare M853 is cheap and takes presentable pictures in decent lighting conditions. There isn't much else to say about this massively underwhelming compact.

Reasonable daytime performance

Lacklustre burst mode ; Appreciable shutter lag ; Lack of features ; No onscreen battery indicator

Lacklustre speed, terrible low-light performance and a lack of features far outweigh the simplicity and user-friendliness of the M853, making it a frustration to use.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (macworld.co.uk)

Kodak EasyShare M853

 

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Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Matt Tuffin (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Kodak Easyshare M853

 

An all-round very average camera

The Kodak is a well-made camera for the money, but changing the settings can be awkward and the picture quality isn't that great.

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Tracey Capen (techworld.com)

Kodak EasyShare M853 8Mp compact camera

 

Point-and-shoot simplicity is the hallmark of most of the Kodak digital cameras we've reviewed, and the Kodak EasyShare M853 is no exception. This small, light, 8.2Mp camera offers few exposure controls, but it has a wealth of built-in help information...

The Kodak EasyShare M853 is, in short, adequate for family snapshots, where photo-quality expectations are modest.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Sulabh Puri (ld2.ciol.com)

Kodak M853

 

Part of the new range of digital cameras from Kodak, the M853 has a sleek form factor and a plethora of features for casual users

Light weight ; Good looks ; high ISO setting

small power and flash buttons

Oct, 2007

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:KLIC-7001

Camera

Album organization: Yes
Camera playback:Single image, Slide show / Slide show
Custom color: Yes
Direct printing: Yes
Image editing:Crop
Multi burst mode: Yes
Photo effects:Black&White, Sepia
Scene modes:Backlight, beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Museum, Night landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, self-portrait, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer:2
Self-timer delay:2
Shooting modes:Auto
White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten

Design

Color of product:Black / Red / Silver

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:2.5
Display resolution (numeric):154000

Flash

Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Flash range (tele):23.6 - 82.7
Flash range (wide):23.6 - 137.8

Focusing

Auto focusing (AF) modes:centre weighted auto focus, multi point auto focus
Auto Mode focusing range (tele):10- ∞
Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range (tele):0.4 - 0.7 / 0.4-0.7
Macro focusing range (wide):0.15 - 0.7 / 0.15-0.7
Normal focusing range:0.4- ∞
Super Macro focusing range:10- ∞

Lens System

Digital Zoom:5
Filter:ND4
Optical Zoom:3

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1250 / 80, 100, 200, 400, 800
Light exposure modes:Auto
Light metering:Centre-weighted

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD
Internal memory:16

Other Features

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.46 - 4.37
Camera effective resolution:3312
Camera shutter speed:4 - 1/1400 / 4–1/1400
Compatible operating systems:-WINDOWS XP OS.\n-MACINTOSH OS X 10.3. / WINDOWS XP+\nMACINTOSH OS X 10.3+
Digital SLR: No
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.66 x 0.906 x 2.28
Effective sensor resolution:3312
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.46 - 4.37
Interface:USB 2.0
Lens focal range:f/2.8 - f/5.2 / f/2.8–f/5.2
Light exposure type:TTL-AE
Shot-to-shot time:1.7
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:EASYSHARE / SAFARI 1.1,\nINTERNET EXPLORER 6.0.

Picture Quality

Image sensor size:1/2.5
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Megapixel:8.2 / 8.3
Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:A/V out
PictBridge: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Mechanical

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:200
Minimum processor:600 MHz
Minimum RAM:128

Video

Maximum video resolution:640 x 480
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video compression format:QuickTime
Video formats supported:QuickTime
Video Frame Rate:30
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.906
Height:2.28
Weight:4.06
Width:3.66