Kodak P880 hybrid digital camera |
The Kodak EasyShare P880 is a good example of a hybrid camera. Besides, the Kodak P880 has several interesting features. The lens is a Schneider Kreuznach and has a very interesting range from 24 - 140 mm, comparable to 35 mm format. Moreover, Kodak never reports the true focal point, but from the EXIF data we can deduce a lens of 5 - 29.4 mm, thus giving us a multiply factor of virtually 5. With a ring to focus and zoom, it feels like a real working camera.
Kodak EasyShare P880 - RAW support
For the first time, Kodak has added RAW file support to its EasyShare digital camera line to enable more post-capture flexibility for enthusiasts. These files allow for in-camera JPEG and TIFF extraction, as well as RAW editing within new Kodak EasyShare software v5.1. The new Kodak RAW format embeds a dynamic JPEG within the file, permitting rapid RAW file viewing and organization in the software, without requiring RAW conversion.
Kodak P880 digital camera - High quality video
Video takes on a new dimension with the Kodak EasyShare P880 digital camera, a function not available in dSLRs. Capture VGA video at 30 frames per second (Motion JPEG compression) with the u ability to use full optical zoom, then trim, cut, splice and merge clips on the camera. Even extract individual video frames as JPEGs at 640 x 480 resolution, presenting an ultra-high-speed alternative to the camera’s multiple burst modes (first/last/time lapse burst), which can then be shared and printed up to 4 x 6 inches.
Kodak EasyShare P880 review
It looks like the camera intends to offer itself as an alternative for the digital reflex camera. An aim that often turns out too ambitious for some. The mix of high resolution, big-size LCD display, appealing zoom wide and studio features, seem to be interesting enough to give it a closer look. Our experiences with this Kodak digital camera are available in the next Kodak P880 review.