Kodak DX4530

Announced Aug 5, 2003 •
5 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)

Extremely easy to use but: The kodak "5.0MP" 4530 does indeed have a true 5MP sensor, but it is actually only able to achieve a level of detail seen on a cheap 2-3MP camera. Why? you may ask. With an expensive £500+ camera - it is usual practice to replace the tiny memory card with a large 256mb+ or micro drive soon after purchase. In the lower price range the real challenge is to produce a camera that is "stand alone" i.e. it will take an acceptable number of photos, without having to buy ...

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My review of a substandard camera -- Today I bought a Kodak EasyShare DX 4350. A 5 megapixel camera for only EUR 299! According to the salesperson, that means you get "five MILLION real pixels!". So, I took it home, installed the software (which took ages), and sat down to play with the camera. I returned it to the shop within 2 hours. I took a selection of pictures, some indoors, some outdoors, flash, no flash, etc. The best picture I got was so bad, it only managed to look crisp and in ...

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