Kodak EasyShare Z915

Last update (05 September’10):
- Review by TigerDirect

Kodak EasyShare Z915 is a 10 megapixel camera features 10x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 35–350 mm) with optical image stabilization, ntelligent scene detection, HD picture capture, ISO 64-1600, Text and sound tags, On-camera picture-enhancing features and a 2.5 type high resolution (230K dots) LCD Screen. The camera measures W × H × D: 4.2 × 2.9 × 1.4 in. (107 × 72.4 ×35.7 mm) and weighs approx. 7.8 oz (220 g) (without SD card and batteries)

Overall Rating: ★★★½☆ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Kodak EasyShare Z915 Reviews

Kodak EasyShare Z915 video review by TigerDirect;

TechTree reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“The features of the camera are good and the overall picture quality is above average. However, it has some glaring flaws such as an atrocious appetite for batteries and focusing problem when zoomed in or in closer objects in general. There is also a fair amount of noise in the images and some may find the colours unnatural. So even though it might seem good on paper, in reality the Kodak Z915 failed to impress us.”
Rating: ★★½☆☆

CNET reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“The good: Very good feature-to-price ratio; comfortable, sturdy design; fast performance for its class. The bad: Photos can look overprocessed and noisy viewed at 100 percent; small LCD. The bottom line: The pocket megazoom Kodak EasyShare Z915 is a good camera for those looking to step up from a fully automatic compact camera to something with more manual controls and a longer lens.”

Rating: ★★★½☆

PCWorld reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“The EasyShare Z915 is designed for people who care more about how their camera performs than how it looks. It’s not a fashion accessory, but it’s extremely versatile and offers buyers an inexpensive way to learn how to master different aperture settings, shutter speeds, and other in-camera tweaks.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

TrustedReviews reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“The Kodak EasyShare Z915 offers a lot more than its price would lead you to expect, with good design and easy handling, outstanding performance and a useful range of manual exposure options, but it is let down by over-compressed image files and mediocre low-light performance. .”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Steve’sDigicams reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“Image quality from the Z915 has its good and bad points. Our outdoor samples show very good exposures with bright, vivid, colors. However, the images are soft and show noise throughout the image..Our indoor samples show the same noise and softness at all ISO levels that we saw with the outdoor images.”
Rating: N/A

RegHardware reviews the Kodak EasyShare Z915 and writes;
“In use, noise was apparent, even at ISO 200, and chromatic aberration was another issue. We also noticed that some shots had an artificial look about them, which is probably the result of all that digital processing. The supplied batteries also ran out of juice after shooting fewer than 200 shots.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

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Kodak EasyShare Z915 Sample Photos

- Kodak EasyShare Z915 Sample Photos @ CNET
- Kodak EasyShare Z915 Sample Photos @ TrustedReviews
- Kodak EasyShare Z915 Sample Photos @ Steve’sDigicams
- Kodak EasyShare Z915 Sample Photos @ RegHardware


Kodak EasyShare Z915 User Manual

- Download Kodak EasyShare Z915 User Manual


Kodak EasyShare Z915 Specifications

Standard features

Sensor type
1 / 2.3 type CCD

Effective pixels
10 MP (3672 × 2748)

35–350 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.5–4.8

10X optical, 5X advanced digital, total zoom range 50X

Image stabilizer

Shutter speed
1/8–1/1250 sec. (auto)
16–1/1000 sec. (S/M mode)

2.5 type high resolution (230K dots), 5 level brightness adjustments

32 MB internal memory* available, SDHC/SD card expansion slot

Exposure control

ISO sensitivity
auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

Metering modes
multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot

±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps

±1.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps, 3 images

White balance
auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade


5.4 m (@ wide, in Smart Capture mode)
3.9 m (@ tele, in Smart Capture mode)

auto, off, fill, red-eye reduction, off

±1.0 EV in 1/3 steps

Video capture


VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps
QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps

continuous up to 4 GB


Review options
play, rewind, pause, fast-forward and rewind, forward and rewind by frame, multimedia slideshow, bookmarks, view by

make a picture from video, action print (1, 4, 9, 16-up), trim, copy

File management
delete, undo delete, copy, protect, text tagging, one-button upload

Physical specifications

I/O interface
digital (USB 2.0 high speed) connector for data and video

(2) AA batteries (alkaline, lithium, or Ni-MH), optional AC adapter

Tripod mount
¼ in. standard

W × H × D: 4.2 × 2.9 × 1.4 in. (107 × 72.4 ×35.7 mm)

7.8 oz (220 g) (without SD card and batteries)

See also: Digital Camera | Kodak

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1 Comment »

Comment by EWSC
2010-04-25 22:49:35

Got a Kodak Z915 for a few weeks. Very happy with it performance. Good IQ and produce very natural colors. I’ve found those so call expert reviews were not true about the picture quality. I don’t see any over compression and unnatural color from my pictures. It is not a perfect camera, but certainly very capable.


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