Kodak Easyshare Z650 Zoom Digital Camera

Kodak Updated: 2008-10-01 RSS
Kodak Easyshare Z650 Zoom Digital Camera

The 6.1-megapixel Kodak EasyShare Z650 digital camera offers aspiring photographers exceptional performance and greater photographic control through its professional-quality Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon 10x optical zoom lens, helping capture detail from afar and flattering portraits.

The Kodak Easyshare Z650's 10x optical zoom
As with the entire line of EasyShare Z-Series cameras, the Z650 delivers more advanced control when necessary and simplicity of operation for everyday situations. Although the new Z650 has an impressive resolution, it also demystifies the idea that megapixels are the only standard of measurement when buying digital cameras. By adding advanced features like 10x optical zoom and a live histogram, Kodak has raised the bar by providing photographers with the tools to create high-quality photos, enhancing their overall digital photography experience.

Exclusive Kodak Color Science Image Processing Chip
The exclusive Kodak Color Science image processing chip results in portraits with edge-to-edge sharpness and brightness, rich color, accurate skin tones, and highly accurate exposure.

* The exclusive Kodak Color Science Image Processing Chip delivers superior image quality for pictures that come to life just the way you remember it.
* A new high-speed digital processor chip, advanced algorithms, and hardware acceleration features let the Z650 make simultaneous, split-second decisions to produce rich, vibrant, true-to-life colors in almost any lighting situation.
* Each time you click the shutter, the Kodak Color Science Chip performs an instantaneous and advanced analysis of collected scene data to identify and adjust multiple factors that influence picture quality.
* Scene light source is detected and adjustments are made to capture bright whites and true, vivid colors under difficult lighting conditions--fluorescent, tungsten, or daylight.
* Scene content is analyzed for luminance, focal distance, subject matter orientation, and color to determine the correct exposure and capture the natural details, accurate flesh tones, and rich colors you see in your composition. View and share your pictures with brilliance and clarity
* The 2.0-inch (5.0-centimeter) LCD and electronic viewfinder (EVF) let you arrange your subject and evaluate the details of your shot before you move on.
* View your pictures right-side-up with auto picture rotation.
* In review mode, quickly magnify up to 8x, fast scroll through pictures, or view multi up.
* 32 MB internal memory plus SD/MMC card expansion slot lets you keep shooting longer.
* Program mode (P)--camera sets optimal shutter speed and aperture combination
* Aperture priority mode (A)--you choose aperture, the camera sets shutter speed
* Shutter priority mode (S)--you choose shutter speed, the camera sets aperture

Manual controls
* Exposure compensation--+/-2.0 EV in 0.33 EV step increments
* Aperture--f/2.8 to f/8 (wide), f/3.7 to f/8 (telephoto)
* Shutter speeds--automatic; 1/8 to 1/1700 seconds; manual 8 to 1000 seconds
* ISO equivalents--80 to 160 (automatic) and 80, 100, 200, 400, 800 (selectable)
* Autofocus--single AF, continuous AF, multizone, center-zone
* Exposure metering type--auto: TTL-AE; selectable: multipattern, center-weighted, center spot
* White balance--auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, and open shade
* Flash mode--auto, red-eye reduction, fill, off

Histogram feature
* Verify the exposure of your picture using the histogram feature on live view, quick view, and review. Continuous shooting modes and autofocus
* First burst mode--captures up to 4 frames in rapid succession at 2 fps
* Last burst mode--captures up to 30 frames at 2 fps, with the last 4 frames saved
* Using dual sensing technologies, the Z650's high speed, low light, autofocus system precisely fine tunes and sharply defines your subject in both low-light and bright-light situations
* The autofocus system with assist lamp helps capture consistently crisp, sharp pictures even in low light
* Continuous autofocus provides 0.42 second click-to-capture time (with preview on)
* On-camera cropping--frame your picture on the spot with on-camera cropping, without the need for a computer
* Digital red-eye reduction--use the digital red-eye reduction feature to eliminate red eye while capturing a picture in real time

Multiple scene modes
* Portrait modes--portrait, self portrait, night portrait, backlight
* Landscape modes--landscape, night landscape, fireworks
* Bright scene modes--beach and snow
* Action modes--sport and children
* Close-up modes--macro and flower
* Party mode--use for photos of people in indoor setting in lower light
* Text/Documents mode--ensures sharp text when photographing documents
* Manner/Museum mode--use when sound or flash are not desired

5 color modes
* High color
* Low color
* Natural color
* Black and white
* Sepia The simple way to share
The Z650 is part of the Kodak EasyShare System, so sharing your pictures is amazingly simple. Just press Share.

On-camera Share button
* Sharing starts right on the back of the camera
* Have a picture you want to share? Tag it using the exclusive on-camera Share button and it will be ready to print or e-mail later
* Use the Favorites feature to keep your special pictures close