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Kodak - Playfull 32MB HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Red-Front_Standard

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Rating 3.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this little water and shock proof camera

    Posted
    digimon2x

    I have been looking for a new water proof camera for a while since i have a new dog. I bought my dog six months ago, and have been playing it in small water pool. I take so many pictures of him in the small pool of water and don't have to worry about water coming into the camera. I think while taking pictures, I have dropped the Kodak camera a few times on the floor and on the lawn side, but it still works. Wow, amazing. I love it and with the price, what else can beat it. The HD video is very nice to view with my 32 inch LCD TV in my room, but when view with my dad's 50 inch, it lacks some sharpness. However, i have to remind myself that this is only a $69.99 camera! And, it does the job quite well. I would recommend this water and shock proof Kodak camera for anyone, especially if you are like me, who don't want to spend to much on cameras. Thank you for reading.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for the price!

    Posted
    Denatw
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought this camera on the spur of the moment because of the great price. I took it with me to Washington DC and all the videos are great and the pictures are great, too. I lugged my other camera around because I feared the pictures might not be good, but they are fine with me. I do most of my viewing on my computer, so I have not actually printed them yet. I would recommend this camera unless you are some techno wizard and want other bells and whistles. For the average person, this is great. And, it is very small and lightweight-smaller than most smart phones.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent

    Posted
    videogirl123

    My husband is in the military so I bought this camera to bring along on the short trips I get to take to see him. I also am able to send him short videos of whats going on at home while he is away. It does the job a lot better than the extremely cheap one I bought previously. I have not had the opportunity to use it in the water, but I am interested in seeing how well it works there. I do not like the fact that when you stop recording it does not connect it to what you previously recorded even if that is what you would like it to do. Overall, I have enjoyed using the camera and recommend it for small things that need to be taped. I put a 16G SD card in it so I am able to take up to 4 hrs on this thing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Terrible

    Posted
    Valeriek

    I received an email today requesting feedback. This camera arrived very quickly and we were excited to use it. I trust Kodak. It was the only brand of camera that my parents bought while I was growing up and one of my favorite gifts as a child was a Kodak camera for my 8th grade graduation. After taking video in a 6 ft depth pool for about an hour, the camera shut down. The instructions indicated that this is normal (???) and advise the customer to open all of the "doors" and leave it open to dry. Done. Fast forward one month. The camera not only doesn't play the video taken on the first day, it doesn't work at all. I am disappointed in the product. I would not suggest purchasing this camera to anyone I know.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Horrible picture quality

    Posted
    Tiffaney
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Bought this yesterday for "cyber monday" special and now I see why it was so cheap. You get what you pay for. Horrible picture quality, with visible graininess noted. Even worse pictures than my LG phone. Will be returning this today and just getting an ipod touch. Too bad the ipod's aren't waterproof! Would recommend the bloggie or the Samsung W200 over this product.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Gets the job done.

    Posted
    donnie17

    I bought this a few days ago and it has had NO problems. The videos turn out much better than the pictures, but i bought it for taking videos, not pictures. If you are looking for something you'd like to take pictures with I would not recommend it. It is very easy to use, and takes great videos that are very easy to share. As advertised it works very well underwater, and is fun to use underwater, as long as all the latches are secured it has no problem getting the job done. Great camera!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great videos if it doesn't pop open under water

    Posted
    HawaiiVacationer
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    Being a waterproof camera, I bought this camera for $70 to take to Hawaii and get snorkeling videos. It took great videos, but only marginal still photos. I was swimming, however and it popped open, even though I made sure it was securely closed, and it hasn't worked since. It's too expensive to fix and not worth it to buy another. Too bad, it was very handy to carry around. My older videos were saved because I put in a new SD card before I went in the water. I might still try rinsing it out with clean water, but I'm not holding my breath.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    A piece of junk

    Posted
    daisy22
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I received this camera for Christmas. After charging it for the recommended 2 hours, I was able to take 45 seconds of video. the camera turned off and I was not able to turn it on again. Thinking that the battery was not fully charged, I charged it for 6 more hours. I was able to turn it on but then it immediately shut off. What a disappointment! I took it back to Best Buy, got a refund and bought a Samsung for a little more money. The Samsung is perfect.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for water activities!

    Posted
    Loves2TravelWI
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought this camera specifically to take videos of my family swimming and interacting with the sting rays in the Cayman Islands. The videos turned out great! This camera is very easy to use and I like that I could switch between taking videos and still photos very quickly. I took two cameras on vacation with me and I found myself carrying this one most often because of its size and ease of use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not waterproof

    Posted
    r50880
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I purchased this camera for my son for his 8th birthday. The first thing we did was take it to the pool, where he used it under very close supervision for nearly four entire minutes before it stopped working. There is water underneath the screen, inside the memory compartment, underneath the plastic lens cover, and everywhere else there isn't supposed to be water. This camera was a huge disappointment.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great small portable video camera

    Posted
    BarbieFan68
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Got this and the "non" waterproof Playful for my birthday. Took this one to mexico with us on our vaca, and it took great video outside and in the pool! I just wanted a reasonably priced portable water proof video camera, small enough to carry around for spontaneous videos, and that's exactly what I got! Easy to carry, Easy to use, took it on wave runners and got great still pics also! Love it for what it is.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    works well simple to use

    Posted
    seattlebob
    • My Best Buy® Member

    this work well for us and is our only vid camara (takes stils as well for a bonus). We can take vids on cards then store the cards with lables so we have a "perminate record" for insurance etc. Also take vids for fun and move the vids to the computer HD or to the clowd. I thought an internal HD would be a better deal -- not so you can get many hours of vid on a 16 gig card Good value, simple to use, we like it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great inexpensive underwater camera

    Posted
    Amandapdx

    I am a camp lead over the summer for a swimming camp and I let the kids take this into the water as a reward. They have to rotate turns so it's fair and they all really enjoy seeing hat they look like under the water. I think it is a great tool to have and have recommended it to many others already.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Small and Easy

    Posted
    ILOVEAK
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    The price was great and the camera is fun to use. Because there is no flash the only draw back is the need for good light for indoor pictures. Limited features and average picture quality make this perfect for those quick shots you don't want to miss.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Froze up & stopped working.

    Posted
    kimbralea
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    Didn't seem to be waterproof as stated. The camera froze up & stopped working on day 4 of a 14 day trip. Some pictures came out foggy. Not sure if this was just a faulty camera or if another of the same one would work better.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I like it.

    Posted
    James5123444

    I've had the camera for about a month. It is easy to use and the video is very high quality. The videos are Mpeg so you don't have to convert them. Just shoot and share.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding little waterproof cam

    Posted
    sw2cam

    Great little cam ... The kids have had it in the pool at least 20 times. Works great when mounted in the car. Easy to use, easy to operate.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A fun water-sports camera

    Posted
    Dymnd
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    I like this camera, and have fun with it in the pool and in other water sports. The camera is not great, however, for normal use out of the water.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very small and easy to carry

    Posted
    Sherry3
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I love the size of this camera. I have not yet used it under water but taking video, uploading it and editing it is very simple.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Water in camera screen 1st time I used.

    Posted
    Bazingageek
    • My Best Buy Premier Silver Member

    Used 1 time and the screen was distorted from water. Glad I got my SD card out and was able to save that.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend