This review is devoted to Pixpro S-1 that Kodak has first introduced to the public in Jun 24, 2014. This model is a Entry-Level Mirrorless camera with a resolution of 16.0 MP and a Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor.
In Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras (Top 10 MirrorLess Cameras) this model has taken rank #107 out of 180. Its Overall Score has reached 47/100 and it takes a rank of #197 out of 1174 in all Cameras.
Now let's delve into more details of our Kodak Pixpro S-1 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 Pixpro S-1. 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 Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras.
Kodak Pixpro S-1 has the following external dimensions 116 x 116 x 36 mm (45.67 x 26.77 x 14.17″) with the weight of 290 g.
The typical weight for average Entry-Level Mirrorless type cameras is 319g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Kodak Pixpro S-1, 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 Pixpro S-1 is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 36mm.
Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Kodak Pixpro S-1 with the indication of this model’s dimensions:
If you want to have a better idea of how big the Kodak Pixpro S-1 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 Pixpro S-1 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:
Unfortunately, Kodak Pixpro S-1 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 Pixpro S-1 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 Pixpro S-1 boasts of a resolution of 16.0 MP and is equipped with a Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor.
The base of Kodak Pixpro S-1 has the following ISO range 200 - 12800 .
Also, this model comes with the support of the RAW file. This gives you more opportunities in terms of further processing of your files as you can pick to save them in a RAW format.
Kodak Pixpro S-1 features a 16.0 MP Four Thirds 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 Pixpro S-1 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 Four Thirds sensor featured in Kodak Pixpro S-1 with other standard sensor sizes.
Kodak Pixpro S-1 is equipped with a Tilting 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 920k dots.
In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.
Some of the other highlights of Kodak Pixpro S-1 are its 5.0 fps max speed and 1/4000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.
Unlike some other cameras from this category, Pixpro S-1 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash. Luckily, it has a special slot for external flashes instead.
In addition, Pixpro S-1 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 Pixpro S-1, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files.
Kodak Pixpro S-1 provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.
Kodak Pixpro S-1 is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.
One more advantage of Kodak Pixpro S-1 is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.
In addition, Pixpro S-1 is equipped with USB none port. that make it possible to connect Pixpro S-1 with suitable external devices.
In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Kodak Pixpro S-1 provides a shooting life of 410, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 338 shots.
Compared to all models in the Entry-Level Mirrorless category, Kodak Pixpro S-1 offers the highest battery life that reaches 410 shots.
In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Kodak Pixpro S-1’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Kodak Pixpro S-1’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the Pixpro S-1 to the average MirrorLess camera.
Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak Pixpro S-1 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 42. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak Pixpro S-1 can be called a Intermediate 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 Pixpro S-1 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 68. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak Pixpro S-1 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak Pixpro S-1 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 38. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak Pixpro S-1 can be called a 38 model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak Pixpro S-1 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 85. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak Pixpro S-1 can be called a Great model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Kodak Pixpro S-1 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 53. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Kodak Pixpro S-1 can be called a 53 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.
|Announced||Jun 24, 2014|
|Body Type||Rangefinder-style mirrorless|
|Lens Mount||Micro Four Thirds|
|Number of Lenses||94|
|Focal Length Multiplier||2x|
|Macro Focus Range|
|Screen Resolution||920k dots|
|ViewFinder Resolution||0k dots|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Continuous Shooting||5.0 fps|
|Manual Exposure Mode|
|Custom White Balance|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill Flash, Flash Off, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync+ Red-Eye Reduction|
|Sensor Size||Four Thirds|
|Sensor Dimensions||17.3 x 13 mm|
|Sensor Area||224.90 mm2|
|Sensor Resolution||16.0 MP|
|Max Image Resolution||4640 x 3480|
|Max Native ISO||12,800|
|Max Boosted ISO||n/a|
|Min Native ISO||200|
|AF Multi Area|
|AF Live View|
|AF Face Detection|
|AF Contrast Detection|
|AF Phase Detection|
|Number of Focus Points||25|
|Number of Cross Focus Points||n/a|
|Video Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps)|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Physical Dimensions||116 x 68 x 36 mm|
|Battery Life||410 shots|
|Battery Type||410 shots|