This review is devoted to EasyShare Mini that Kodak has first introduced to the public in Jan 04, 2011. This model is a Ultracompact camera with a resolution of 10.0 MP and a 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sized CCD sensor.
In Ultracompact cameras (Top 10 Compact Cameras) this model has taken rank #378 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 41/100 and it takes a rank of #844 out of 1174 in all Cameras.
Now let's delve into more details of our Kodak EasyShare Mini review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.
In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Kodak EasyShare Mini. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Ultracompact cameras.
Kodak EasyShare Mini has the following external dimensions 86 x 86 x 18 mm (33.86 x 20.87 x 7.09″) with the weight of 99 g.
The typical weight for average Ultracompact type cameras is 137g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Kodak EasyShare Mini, we can conclude that this model is lighter than many other similar products.
Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Kodak EasyShare Mini is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 18mm.
Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Kodak EasyShare Mini with the indication of this model’s dimensions:
If you want to have a better idea of how big the Kodak EasyShare Mini is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.
Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Kodak EasyShare Mini compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:
Unfortunately, Kodak EasyShare Mini comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.
Unfortunately, Kodak EasyShare Mini comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.
Kodak EasyShare Mini boasts of a resolution of 10.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sized CCD sensor.
The base of Kodak EasyShare Mini has the following ISO range 100 - 1000 .
Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Kodak EasyShare Mini. However, if you are looking specifically for a Ultracompact camera with a RAW file support, you should check out one of the following models from the same class and within similar price range .
Kodak EasyShare Mini features a 10.0 MP 1/3" sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.
Kodak EasyShare Mini is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.
Now let’s check how we can compare the size of 1/3" sensor featured in Kodak EasyShare Mini with other standard sensor sizes.
Kodak EasyShare Mini is equipped with a Fixed Type 2.5" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 230k dots.
In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.
Some of the other highlights of Kodak EasyShare Mini are its fps max speed and 1/1400 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.
Unlike some other cameras from this category, EasyShare Mini unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.
In addition, EasyShare Mini has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.
As for the video quality characteristics of Kodak EasyShare Mini, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 640 x 480 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Kodak EasyShare Mini allows you to save files in Motion JPEG formats.
Kodak EasyShare Mini is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.
You can connect EasyShare Mini to compatible devices via USB 2.0 port.
In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Kodak EasyShare Mini’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Kodak EasyShare Mini’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the EasyShare Mini to the average Compact camera.
Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Mini performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 16. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Mini can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Mini performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 9. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Mini can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Mini performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 22. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Mini can be called a 22 model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Mini performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 42. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Mini can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Mini performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 0. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Mini can be called a 0 model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.
No Significant Advantages
|Announced||Jan 04, 2011|
|Lens Mount||Fixed lens|
|Number of Lenses||n/a|
|Focal Length Multiplier||n/a|
|Macro Focus Range||5|
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||230k dots|
|ViewFinder Resolution||0k dots|
|Min Shutter Speed||8 s|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/1400 s|
|Manual Exposure Mode|
|Custom White Balance|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Red-Eye, Fill-in|
|Sensor Dimensions||4.8 x 3.6 mm|
|Sensor Area||17.28 mm2|
|Sensor Resolution||10.0 MP|
|Max Image Resolution||3640 x 2736|
|Max Native ISO||1,000|
|Max Boosted ISO||n/a|
|Min Native ISO||100|
|AF Multi Area|
|AF Live View|
|AF Face Detection|
|AF Contrast Detection|
|AF Phase Detection|
|Number of Focus Points||n/a|
|Number of Cross Focus Points||n/a|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)|
|Max Video Resolution||640 x 480|
|Video Formats||Motion JPEG|
|Physical Dimensions||86 x 53 x 18 mm|
|Storage Type||SD/SDHC card, Internal|