Kodak EasyShare V1253 Digital Camera (Black)

Kodak EasyShare V1253, 12.1 Megapixe, 3x Optical/5x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Black)

Kodak EasyShare V1253, 12.1 Megapixe, 3x Optical/5x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Black)

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Kodak EasyShare V1253 Digital Camera (Black)

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Kodak V1253 overview

  • 1Description

The Kodak EasyShare V1253 Digital Camera is a compact and stylish camera that is packed with innovative features to enhance your photographic experience. It produces images with an astounding 12.1 megapixels of resolution, and features a professional quality 3x Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon zoom Lens and a 3.1" high-resolution display.

The camera can also record video in HDTV format using the 720p standard, and MPEG-4 compression for impressive video quality while using a minimum of storage space. Furthermore it is loaded with in-camera picture enhancing features such as Kodak Perfect Touch technology, Digital Image Stabilization using anti-blur mode, and multiple color and scene modes including a panorama stitch feature. Plus, you can customize the camera with on-camera settings, including the Favorites feature.

12 Megapixel Resolution
You'll get amazing quality prints at print sizes up to 30 x 40" with the EasyShare V1253, thanks to its 12.1 megapixel resolution, and the Kodak Color Science technology ensures that your images will have bright and beautiful color.
3x Optical Zoom Lens
The professional quality Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon aspheric all-glass lens captures crisp details and provides a 3x optical zoom equivalent to a 37-111 mm on a 35mm camera to get you closer to your , and there is also a 5x digital zoom so you can get even closer for more detail.
Digital Image Stabilization
The Digital Image Stabilization feature of the EasyShare V1253 utilizes the cameras high ISO capability (up to ISO 3200) to reduce blur caused by camera shake or subject movement.
Face Detection Technology
For great shots of friends and family, face detection technology automatically locates faces and adjusts camera settings.
True HD Quality Images
Capture beautiful HD pictures in 16:9 format so it is easy to view your pictures in high definition on an HDTV or other HD devices.
HD Video Capture
Capture true HD quality video using the 720p HD standard, and capture more video while using less memory with MPEG-4 compression. The camera also captures standard video (VGA) for playback on a standard TV, and lower quality video (QVGA) for internet/e-mail use. Other video features include single frame capture and video bookmarking to mark special spots in your video.
Scene Modes and Picture Enhancing Features
Capture even the most expansive shots with panorama stitch mode, and get exceptional results thanks to on-camera picture enhancing features: digital red-eye reduction, cropping, and blurry picture detection. With 22 scene modes, including portrait, sport, landscape, snow, manner/museum, self portrait, and more, you'll get a great shot time after time. Plus, you'll get brighter pictures when shooting under low light conditions with the high ISO scene mode.
Kodak Perfect Touch Technology
Make your pictures as vivid as the moment you took them with Kodak Perfect Touch Technology. You'll be able to print better, brighter pictures so you can relive your memories in richer detail. Easily clear up dark shadows to reveal more detail, and the incorporated Digital Image Stabilization and anti-blur technology reduces blur caused by camera shake, subject movement, and low-light conditions by boosting the camera sensitivity. Furthermore, the blurry picture alert lets you know if your pictures are in focus so you can re-shoot if necessary.
Internal and Expandable Memory
The EasyShare V1253 includes 32MB of internal memory so you can start shooting with the camera right out of the box, plus the camera memory can be greatly expanded by adding a Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC), Secure Digital (SD), or MultiMediaCard (MMC) memory card. Furthermore, the internal memory plus feature lets you quickly switch between them.
3.1" High-Resolution Display
Easily view your pictures on the impressive 3.1 inch high-resolution color display. The display is designed to let you see your pictures with brightness and clarity - even in direct sunlight, and makes it easy to share your shots with family and friends.
In Camera Editing Features
With a host of in-camera editing features, you'll get exactly the picture you want right out of your camera without needing to use a computer. Editing features include on-camera cropping so you can crop in tight to see the important details, and digital red-eye reduction which automatically reduces red eye during and after picture capture. The camera also includes convenience features such as on-camera help and undo-delete to make picture taking, and editing simple.
The Kodak EasyShare System
The Kodak EasyShare V1253 digital camera is part of the Kodak EasyShare System, so sharing your pictures is one-button simple. Just press Share.
  • The Share button
    Sharing is One-touch Simple with the exclusive on-camera Share button. it lets you tag your favorite pictures to print or email later, and the On-camera picture collection lets you share your pictures anytime, anywhere using the Favorites feature.
  • Kodak EasyShare Software
    Kodak EasyShare Software Works seamlessly with EasyShare Cameras and Docks to enable one-button transferring and sharing. It provides an easy way to view, edit, organize, print or view a slide show from your computer, and the exclusive One Touch to Better Pictures feature automatically adjusts the settings on your inkjet printer to give you traditional quality photos when printing on Kodak Inkjet Photo Papers.
  • Kodak EasyShare Photo Frame Dock 2 (optional)
    Heads will turn when you display your V803 in the super-stylish Photo Frame Dock 2. The unique design of the camera dock makes it an appropriate accessory for any room decor and you can create a custom slideshow of your favorite pictures to view right in the dock. The transfer button instantly uploads pictures to your computer for viewing, printing and emailing, and also charges your camera battery.
  • Kodak EasyShare Camera Dock Series 3 (optional)
    Instantly transfer your pictures to your computer for viewing, printing, and e-mailing and charges your battery at the same time and with the touch of a button with the Camera Dock Series 3.
  • Kodak EasyShare Printer Docks (optional)
    With the printer dock, you can easily print real Kodak borderless 4"x6" (10x15 cm) photos in less than 2 minutes and it prints with or without a computer. The Printer Dock also transfers pictures and charges battery just like the Camera Dock.
  • Kodak EasyShare HDTV Dock (optional)
    Show off your still photography in vivid HD and Experience HD video playback at 720p. With it you can display your images on any HDTV screen and show your photos as single pictures, multi-up, or in slideshow format.
Compatible with PictBridge-Enabled Printers
Connect the EasyShare V1253 Digital Camera to any PictBridge-enabled printer and print high quality images, without the need of a PC, by using the included USB cable, and then simply selecting the pictures you want to print.
In the Box
Kodak EasyShare V1253, 12.1 Megapixe, 3x Optical/5x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Black)
  • USB Cable
  • Carry Strap
  • Camera Case
  • Custom camera insert for optional Kodak EasyShare Camera and Printer Docks
  • Kodak EasyShare Software CD-ROM
  • Getting Started Kit
  • 1-Year Kodak U.S.A. Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Kodak V1253 specs

    Camera Type Ultra Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
    Image Quality
    Image Sensor 1/1.72" 12.4 Megapixel CCD
    Effective Resolution 12.1 million pixels
    Color Depth 24-Bit RGB
    Color Modes High color, Natural color, Low color, Sepia, Black and White
    Image File Formats JPEG
    Recorded Resolution 12.0 MP (4000 x 3000) - 4:3
    10.7 MP (4000 x 2664) - 3:2
    9.0 MP (4000 x 2256) - 16:9
    6.0 MP (2832 x 2128) - 4:3
    3.1 MP (2048 x 1536) - 4:3
    2.2 MP (1800 x 1200) - 3:2
    2.1 MP (1920 x 1080) - 16:9
    1.2 MP (1280 x 960) - 4:3
    Video Recording Quicktime MPEG-4 format with Sound
    HD (720p @ 30 fps)
    VGA (640 x 480) at 30 fps
    QVGA (320 x 240) at 30 fps
    Clip length up to 30 minutes in HD, up to 80 minutes for standard, and further limited by memory capacity
    Audio Recording Yes
    Lens Type Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon Lens
    Optical Zoom 3x
    Lens Focal Length 37mm - 111mm equivalent
    Digital Zoom 5x
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.0" (5cm)
    Maximum Aperture f/3.4-5.3
    Optical Image Stabilization No
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
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    Focus Type TTL-AF (multi-zone, center zone) with AF assist lamp
    Focus Modes Normal AF (single, continuous), Macro AF, Infinity
    Focus Range Auto: 24" (60cm) - infinity
    Macro: 2.0" (5cm) - 28" (70cm) wide
    Exposure Control
    Sensitivity Auto ISO (64-400)
    Selectable ISO (64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*)
    * ISO 3200 available at 3.1 MP or lower resolution setting
    Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Speed 8 - 1/1200 second
    Aperture Range f/3.4-5.3 (max.)
    Exposure Metering TTL-AE (multi-pattern, center-weighted, center spot)
    Exposure Modes Auto, SCN, Exposure Compensation (±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps), AE lock
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Open shade
    Scene Modes Portrait, Sport, Landscape, Close up, Night portrait, Night landscape, Snow, Beach, Text/Document, Fireworks, Flower, Museum/Manner, Self portrait, Hi-ISO, Children, Backlight, Panning, Candle light, Sunset, Custom, Panorama R-L, Panorama L-R, Digital image stabilization
    Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Fill, Red-eye, Off)
    Effective Flash Range 2.0' (0.6m) - 15.1' (4.6m)
    External Flash Connection No
    External Flash Control Not Applicable
    Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Lag 0.4 seconds
    Time Between Shots 1.3 seconds
    Burst Capability 1.7 fps up to 3 frames
    Self Timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Two-shot
    Interval Recording No
    Date & Time Stamp Yes
    Memory & Power
    Built-in Memory 32MB
    Compatible Memory Cards MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    Secure Digital (SD) Card
    Recording Capacity Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Battery Type KLIC-7004 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    Power Adapter Powered/Charged via USB Connection
    5V AC Adapter/Charger (optional)
    Computer Interface USB 2.0 High Speed
    Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
    Remote Control No
    Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
    Web-Cam Capable No
    System & Software Requirements Windows System
    • 600 MHz Pentium processor or greater
    • Windows XP, Vista
    • 128MB RAM
    • 200MB hard drive disk space available
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Available USB port
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher

    Macintosh System

    • PowerPC G3, or Intel 600 MHz processor or greater
    • Mac OS X (10.3 or higher)
    • 128MB RAM
    • 200MB hard drive disk space available
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Available USB port
    • Safari 1.1 or higher
    Viewfinder No
    LCD Display 3.1" TFT Color LCD (230,000 pixels)
    Language Options English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
    Playback Options Single Image, Histogram, image magnify (up to 8x) with pan, Fast scroll, Multi-up, Slide show, Album, Picture info, Erase, Protect, Copy, Image storage, Share/Print, View by album or date, Favorites, Image editing (cropping, blurry image detection, Kodak Perfect Touch Technology)
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 4.0 x 2.2 x 0.9" (102 x 55 x 24mm)
    Weight 5.5 oz. (155g) without battery

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