Last update: Review & Sample Photos @ TechTree (13 December’07)
The Kodak EasyShare M873 is a 8 Megapixel point-and-shoot digital camera (Announced June 12, 2007) features 3x Optical Zoom (35mm equivalent: 38–114 mm), ISO 64-1600, HD still capture, and a 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) (154k pixels) LCD screen. The camera measures 3.6 × 2.2 × 0.7 in. (92.4 × 56.5 × 17.9 mm) and it weighs 3.9 oz (110 g). (Full Specs)
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Kodak EasyShare M873 Reviews
TechTree reviews the Kodak EasyShare M873 and writes;
“The Kodak Easy Share M873 is available for around Rs. 12,999 with a 1-year warranty. This price is good for an 8MP camera with the number of features the M873 has, but going by the quality of the pictures that it delivers, I’d rather look for another option. Maybe you’ll find something in the previous PC buying guides that we published for cameras less than 15K. ”
CNET.au reviews the Kodak EasyShare M873 and writes;
“The Kodak EasyShare M873 is an efficient but uninspiring 8-megapixel compact. With its 3x zoom and average-sized screen the M873 ticks the main boxes: slimline, user-friendly and eminently affordable. But we have come to expect more from even the cheaper compacts, and even extras like an orientation sensor can’t disguise a lack of decent features or manual control.”
TrustedReviews reviews the Kodak EasyShare M873 and writes;
“While the Kodak EasyShare M873 is unquestionably a very attractive camera, with good build quality and finish, and is certainly priced to sell, it really doesn’t compare well with ultra-compact cameras from other manufacturers. The lacklustre performance and poor low light ability are serious handicaps, but the very poor image quality is what really kills it. If you’re looking for an ultra-compact camera, save up for a little longer and get something else instead.”
Kodak EasyShare M873 Sample Photos
Kodak EasyShare M873 User Manual (PDF)
Kodak EasyShare M873 Press Release
LONDON , June 12, 2007 — Eastman Kodak Company today announced the global launch of a new sleek line of zoom digital cameras for the style-savvy consumer. The KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series consists of four fashionable cameras, the M753, M853, M873 and M883, all of which are capable of capturing exceptional pictures at an attractive price. “The style / value segment has become an increasingly important category in the digital imaging market,” said Julian Baust, Chairman & Managing Director, Kodak Limited. “Our M-Series line brings consumers the opportunity to expand their picture-taking experience by converging stylish, compact designs and quality digital imaging technology, with affordable pricing.”
M753 and M853
The KODAK EASYSHARE M753 and M853 Zoom Digital Cameras are equipped with 3x optical zoom lenses and 7- and 8-megapixel resolution respectively, which allows consumers to print clear, crisp images up to 30” x 40” in size. Memories captured with the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras are displayed on a vibrant 2.5-inch LCD screen, perfect for instantly sharing clear, bright pictures and videos whether inside or outdoors. The pocketable design of the KODAK EASYSHARE M753 and M853 is available in silver and black. The cameras are complemented by a full range of fun camera accessories designed for the fashion-conscious person.
M873 and M883
Two additional zoom digital cameras in the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series line are the M873 and M883, both offering 8-megapixel resolution and high ISO settings. While maintaining its sleek design, the M883, with built-in face detection technology, allows consumers to view their pictures and videos on a huge 3-inch LCD screen. The all-metal bodies of the M873 and M883 are available in silver.
The KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras are loaded with a vast array of features that make great picture-taking incredibly simple. From high ISO settings that produce clearer pictures in low-light situations, to Digital Image Stabilization and KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, the features on board the KODAK EASYSHARE M-Series Cameras help consumers take consistently better shots.
The KODAK EASYSHARE M753 Camera will retail for £99.99 (RRP) beginning in July 2007. The M853 and M873 will follow in August and the M883 will be available in September. The fashionable camera accessories range from £13.99 to £39.99 (RRP) and can be found on www.kodak.co.uk
About the KODAK EASYSHARE System
Kodak continues to bring groundbreaking features to its award-winning KODAK EASYSHARE Digital Photography System, enhancing the digital photography experience for consumers worldwide. The EASYSHARE System consists of digital cameras, picture frames, snapshot printers, online services, software, inkjet and thermal photo papers, and accessories—making picture-taking, sharing and archiving effortless. All KODAK EASYSHARE Products being introduced today include the latest Version 6.2 of KODAK EASYSHARE Software featuring an array of enhancements to help consumers find, create and share pictures like never before. Version 6.2 Software now includes direct access to KODAK Gallery making it simple to find albums stored online. The new KODAK EASYSHARE Software Version 6.2 can be downloaded for free. Further information on all KODAK EASYSHARE Products can be found at www.kodak.co.uk
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