Kodak EasyShare P880 Review
The P880 bears a strong family resemblance to the P850, though it's considerably larger and - it must be said - nowhere near as pretty. As is now fairly standard on this type of camera the styling is distinctly 'SLR-like', even down to the mechanical zoom ring and 'focus by wire' rotating focusing ring on the lens barrel. As befits a camera at this end of the market the body positively bristles with buttons, switches and control wheels, meaning virtually every possible photographic control can be accessed without ever using a menu.
The P880 - like most of Kodak's big zoom cameras - is constructed almost entirely from plastic, which means it is very light for its size (about 500g). But it seems very solid, and more than capable of taking the knocks and scrapes of everyday use.
In your hand
The P880 is very well balanced, has a large (though rather narrow) grip, and sits very comfortably in the hand. Supporting the lens with your left hand makes the whole thing very stable too.
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