Kodak EasyShare Touch Review

Overall 41
Imaging 2
Features 24
Size 92
Price 100

Main Features

  • 14.0 MP 1/3" CCD sensor
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: No
  • Dimensions: 101 x 58 x 19 mm
  • Weight: 150 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Kodak EasyShare Touch Summary

This review is devoted to EasyShare Touch that Kodak has first introduced to the public in Jan 04, 2011. This model is a Ultracompact camera with a resolution of 14.0 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 #363 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 41/100 and it takes a rank of #816 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Kodak EasyShare Touch Compared to other Compact Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Kodak EasyShare Touch 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.

PROs

CONs

No CONs

Complete Comparison of Kodak EasyShare Touch With Other Cameras in Ultracompact 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 Touch. 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.

Physical Characteristics Of Kodak EasyShare Touch

Kodak EasyShare Touch has the following external dimensions 101 x 101 x 19 mm (39.76 x 22.83 x 7.48″) with the weight of 150 g.

The typical weight for average Ultracompact type cameras is 137g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Kodak EasyShare Touch, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Kodak EasyShare Touch is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 19mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Kodak EasyShare Touch with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Kodak EasyShare Touch is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Kodak EasyShare Touch compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Kodak EasyShare Touch — 19 mm
Min: 13 mm
Average: 20 mm
Max: 33 mm

Weight

Kodak EasyShare Touch — 150 g
Min: 87 g
Average: 137 g
Max: 221 g

Unfortunately, Kodak EasyShare Touch 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 Touch 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 Touch Photo and Sensor Features

Kodak EasyShare Touch boasts of a resolution of 14.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sized CCD sensor.

The base of Kodak EasyShare Touch has the following ISO range 100 - 1600 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Kodak EasyShare Touch. 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 Touch features a 14.0 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.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

Kodak EasyShare Touch 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 Touch with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Kodak EasyShare Touch

LCD and ViewFinder

Kodak EasyShare Touch is equipped with a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 460k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.

This model comes with a high-quality LCD screen. This is a type of a touch screen, which makes shooting much more convenient and simple, allowing you to adjust the point of focus and camera settings with fingertips.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Kodak EasyShare Touch are its fps max speed and 1/1600 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, EasyShare Touch unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Focusing

In addition, EasyShare Touch has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Kodak EasyShare Touch, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1280 x 720 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Kodak EasyShare Touch allows you to save files in Motion JPEG formats.

Comparing the technical characteristics of this model with the modern standards, we have to admit that 1280 x 720 is a rather poor indicator of video resolution. However, if you are looking for a camera that has 4K video support, we recommend you to consider our Cheapest Camera with 4K video.

Kodak EasyShare Touch is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

You can connect EasyShare Touch to compatible devices via its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports.

How Good is Kodak EasyShare Touch for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Kodak EasyShare Touch’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Kodak EasyShare Touch’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the EasyShare Touch to the average Compact camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Kodak EasyShare Touch for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Touch performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 13. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Touch 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.

Advantages:

  • Face Detection Focusing

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sensor
  • No Image Stabilization

Kodak EasyShare Touch for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Touch performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 10. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Touch can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (101 x 58 x 19 mm)
  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization
  • Small 1/3"(4.8 x 3.6 mm) sensor

Kodak EasyShare Touch for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Touch performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 21. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Touch can be called a 21 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting ( fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/1600s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)
  • Small size (101 x 58 x 19 mm)

Kodak EasyShare Touch for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Touch performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 44. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Touch can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight (150 g)
  • Small size (101 x 58 x 19 mm)
  • Built-in Flash
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sensor
  • No Built-in View Finder

Kodak EasyShare Touch for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Kodak EasyShare Touch performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 2. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak EasyShare Touch can be called a 2 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.

Advantages:

No Significant Advantages

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/3" (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (14 MP)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)

Kodak EasyShare Touch Detailed Specs

General
Brand Kodak
Model EasyShare Touch
Announced Jan 04, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Manual Focus No
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 460k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen Yes
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 8 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/1600 s
Continuous Shooting fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority No
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance No
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 3.2
Flash Modes Auto, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash No
AE Bracketing No
WB Bracketing Yes
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average No
Spot Yes
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted Yes
Sensor
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/3"
Sensor Dimensions 4.8 x 3.6 mm
Sensor Area 17.28 mm2
Sensor Resolution 14.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 1,600
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 100
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single No
AF Tracking No
AF Selective No
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area Yes
AF Live View No
AF Face Detection Yes
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity No
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 150 g
Physical Dimensions 101 x 58 x 19 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model KLIC-7006
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type MicroSD/MicroSDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1

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