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Kodak - Mini Camcorder with 1.8" Color LCD Monitor - Gray-Front_Standard

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Rating 3.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Little Pocket Camcorder

    Posted
    AvidReader2

    I had to get this when I saw it because it is so small and compact that it easily slips into my pocket and can go anywhere with me- an issue that definitely keeps me from using my full featured camcorder more often. It's great to have with you for those impromtu, unexpected moments that you want to capture. I was also excited to find that it will take still shots, too! The sound isn't that great when you play back on the camcorder itself, but it is fine when you download it to your computer and transfer it to disc. I would recommend this little gem to any mom or grandparent that often finds themself wishing that they'd "gotten a shot of that!"

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little camcorder

    Posted
    BandMom2
    • My Best Buy® Member

    At Christmas I bought three of these for my sons (29, 19, 19). While their phones all have camcorder capabilities, we all know that they aren't the best and you can usually only get about 30 sec. of video. I had seen the previews of this on HSN and almost bought it for the price of $80, but forgot. When I saw the price drop to just $40 here at Best Buy....well...no brainer. I figured for the price it would be good for them...especially since it is WATERPROOF! No, it does NOT compare to the quality of videos my $500 camcorder gets...but we were all quite surprised at how good the video really is! The still pictures are good too! If you want something to carry around to get quick videos, this is the camera for you. Oh and the USB that's attached is a GREAT feature!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Worked great... Once

    Posted
    wdwstevieb
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I purchased this product primarily for shooting in outdoor (all-weather) conditions, swimming, and snorkeling. I purchased it for $39.95 on sale and thought I got a great bargain. Not really. I took this on a cruise and used it to film fun in pools and water slides. The picture quality was what I expected and there was sound that I could hear and understand. I thought "not bad for $40". During this same cruise, I took the camera snorkeling in water no deeper than 8 feet. The picture was still a good quality, but the sound was anywhere from muffled/non-existent to crackling and unusable. I then realized "this is what I get for $40". I returned the item as defective, and have selected a more high-end unit available at most Best Buy stores. (another Kodak, but the higher-end units).

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for the money!

    Posted
    LocalKiter
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I haven't fully tested every part of it yet but what I have experienced is good. It's very handy, portable and versatile. It's been too cold to get it in the water but I will soon. It is amazing that you can get something this cool for $50. If it weren't a present, I would have opted for the new HD version that just came out. Probably later because it's almost 4 times as much. This would be great to get a mid to older responsible child that has their own computer to upload to.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    For The Money This Is a Good Buy!

    Posted
    Balckjack

    If you want a Fun Compact and i mean Compact little Camcorder/Camera then this is it for the Money!! Battery Life is Great, Picture and Movie Quality is good enough for everyday Parties, Event's, And Capuring On Scene Moments As They Happen! I bought a 4GB Card which gives me more than enough space for Photo's And Movie Shots As well. Overall you will be pleasantly surprised at the performance of this little Kodak!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not worth it for me

    Posted
    TheUnk
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I REALLY wanted to like the camera. As a matter of fact I bought TWO of them and one stopped working within 24 hours. I took a picture and it froze and upon trying to reboot never turned back on. The other still works, but the picture and video quality are so poor (the sound quality is AWESOME!) that I simply am taking both back to the store. I wish they were a better product, but they are basically junk in picture and video resolution. I would not buy one for $10 at this point.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good basic camera to grab and go.

    Posted
    werfivebrowns
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I purchased this camera for my sister who is always on the go with two very active children. The size and accessability is perfect for her to grab for unexpected video opportunities. The still frame picture quality is just average, but it does have the capability of turning video into still frames. The price was unbeatable. I do not recommend for someone who needs professional grade videos. Also recommend purchasing larger memory chip.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    better than I expected

    Posted
    klsb
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I was pleasantly surprised with this camera. It is a basic point and shoot, with not a lot of features, but the picture quality was so much better than either of my digital cameras. I used all three to take videos at a birthday party yesterday indoors during daylight with no lights on and this one is by far the best. The other videos look dark and not too clear. I will be keeping this camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    absolutely what I expected!

    Posted
    jchern

    Bought this as a gift for my daughter. She likes to pretend to do cooking shows and loves to make little movies. Very easy to use, holds a charge for a long time, and can handle getting wet, dropped, and stepped on. She is 8 and never even read the instructions, just figured it out. The picture is ok and the volume could be louder but for what she is using this camera for, it is perfect.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little camera

    Posted
    Patty007
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    Love this little camera! Video and still pictures. Fits in your pants pocket!! Bought this on sale - the price was so good, I couldn't pass it up! Regular price is a little too high - for a little more than that you can buy a camera with more options. Good picture/video quality. This is wonderful to have with you everyday just in case of that "Kodak Moment".

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Portable, but poor picture

    Posted
    Hulk75
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought this to have a portable video camera that I could take anywhere and it does just that. This thing is tiny and fits right into my pocket. Downloading pics and video is very simple and fast with the built in usb. It even charges while you download content to your computer. The only downside is the video and picture quality (most cell phones have better pic and video than this device.)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    You get what you payed

    Posted
    LilGinarte

    I got this camera for $40 so of course I wasn't expecting much, but it turned out to be pretty good for the price, Its really easy to record videos and take pictures. I don't like the fact that you have to plug it into a computer to charge it though. Its very mini and convenient to carry around. Works just fine in water.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great lil camera!

    Posted
    tsquad27
    • My Best Buy® Member

    lost my digital camera and needed one quickly. this was affordable & sufficient until i find my lost one...which i WILL find. :o) it has photo & 3 types of video. like i said great lil camera! fits in my pocket. love that about it too. smaller than my cell phone, just about as big as a credit card. very cool!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera for Kids

    Posted
    AWojo
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    We got this camera for our son's 8th birthday. He has wanted a video camera since he was 5. This camera is wonderful. With a 4 gig SD card (not included) he as been able to run around the house filming all his toys and siblings at will. The additional feature of being water proof is a great bonus for a young boy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Waste of Money

    Posted
    Maccabbee
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This camera is without a doubt the worst camera I have ever had. The picture quality was worse than a disposable 35mm camera, the sound was like listener to a broken record and the video was on par with the Blair Witch Project. I took it back after the first day and got something that actually worked.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Disappointing stills and video

    Posted
    btag
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This camera was not at all what I expected, but I should have known for the price. Shooting video or stills indoors is grainy. The zoom is minimal and becomes very difficult to keep steady while shooting video. The small size is about the only positive feature.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great little video recorder for the price

    Posted
    MikeSoColo
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    This performs better than I expected considering the low price point. It's really compact so you can take it with you anywhere. Great for travelling where you don't want to carry a bigger unit or maybe have a bigger digital still camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Dissappointed

    Posted
    sadmama
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    Thought this would be an easy to use video camera for my 11 year old. It is basic. You can watch playback on the camera but you can't hear anything because there is no speaker! No pause button to stop during recording. Disappointed :)

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    perfect for kids

    Posted
    mrdoid
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I would recommend this camera for kids or someone on the go who just wants to catch a moment. Its real easy to use but the video quality is only VGA and the sound for reviewing your video is way too low to hear

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for a beginner.

    Posted
    Krazyolecrow
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought the camera for my 8 year old grandson and he loves it. It is a great starter camera. He uses it for taping his games and putting it on You Tube. No wires to mess around with. Very easy to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend