Ergonomics are amazingly good for such a tiny camera with logically placed controls and one of the best user interfaces of any ultra-compact digital camera currently available. Both versions are quite similar, and since 4. If on, the camera displays the shaking hand icon during quickview, with a range of colors to indicate the level of blur. Thus, you get a sharply focused subject in front of a pleasantly-blurred background. Exposure and White Balance Indoors, incandescent lighting Moderate warm cast with both Auto and Incandescent white balance settings. For example, the white balance on the Kodak EasyShare V has only 5 modes to choose from: Don’t just take my word for all this, though.

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Kodak EasyShare V550 Digital Camera Review

Selects between the internal memory or the SD card for image storage. A shutterlike lens cover automatically slides out of the way as well, and eliminates the need for a removable lens cap.

An interesting feature on the Kodak V is the camera’s Blur Warning setting. You can delete individual images or all images on the card.

Indoors, incandescent oodak Moderate warm cast with both Auto and Incandescent white balance settings. Movies are saved using the MPEG-4 codec, and sound is recorded as well.

Just left of the Flash button, this button turns the camera on and off. Although chances of blur caused by jitter might increase.


Here you can customize the e-mail addresses stored in the camera — more on how this works later in the review. Very good accuracy from the LCD monitor. Bottom line, while not a first choice for sports or other fast-paced action, the V is responsive enough particular at wide angle lens settings to handle most family photo opportunities.

Besides that center-weight and center-spot metering is available, very luxurious. The silly exception is that the zoom moves pretty slowly, easyshzre the serious exception is the really crummy battery life.

Kodak EasyShare V550 zoom digital camera — User’s guide

There is also a Custom Scene mode users choose the exposure parameters. Once you connect to your computer, the EasyShare software will easyshafe the pictures to the chosen recipients. The V has quite a few features, though they’re geared more toward the beginner than the enthusiast.

See the Canon i review for details on that model. Just bite the bullet and buy a back-up battery. Maximum esayshare lengths can be set through the Record menu.

Kodak EasyShare V Review | Digital Camera Resource Page

As always, I recommend a trip down to your local reseller to try out the V and it’s competitors before you buy! At ISOnoise is high, though not as bad as it could be. A second Self-Timer mode provides a delay between the time the Shutter button is pressed and when the shutter actually opens, so you can get into your own shots.


Read more reviews at Koxak Digicams and Imaging Resource. A high speed memory card is not a requirement to use this movie mode. The dock connection jack connects the camera directly to the EasyShare dock for quick image downloading. And because of the high resolution, this size is no problem at all. The answer, in this case, is very well indeed.

There are just a few image quality choices on the V If activated, this function fires the Red-Eye pre-flash before the full flash. The LCD is viewable in bright eaeyshare light and in dim light as well. Hue changes as you travel around the center. I highly recommend picking up at least a megabyte card right away, given the camera’s 2, x 1,pixel maximum resolution size, though cards are available as large as megabytes.

Kodak EasyShare V Specs – CNET

Lens Zoom A typical 3x optical zoom range, with good performance. Activates the second Self-Timer, or disables it.

Color balance was slightly warm from the Auto white balance setting. If you have a question about this review, please send them to Jeff. The first thing to notice on the back of the V is a beautiful 2.