Looking for the best of both worlds? Then the Bridge Camera is a great option because it packs the flexibility and manual control of a DSLR into the smaller form factor of a compact camera.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Kodak device works!
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 will satisfy your needs..
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The Astro Zoom AZ401 is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Kodak provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
The Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 is a great companion to have.
For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (5.76 x 4.29 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image.
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 5.76 x 4.29 mm(mm) sensor size, the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.
Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Kodak, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 5.76 x 4.29 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. Zoom capabilities are present as well which is great.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.76 x 4.29 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
When you want to stand out from the crowd, the Astro Zoom AZ401 uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.
This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.
When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the Astro Zoom AZ401 is a safe bet.
Equal parts proficient and compact, the Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 is equipped with the features you need for total creative freedom. Outfitted with a hard-working 16.15MP CCD sensor, this bridge camera is able to grab exceptional images that reach a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. This outstanding pixel count allows you to crop, zoom, enlarge and print as your heart desires without having to worry about losing quality. When you want to switch over to video, the Astro Zoom AZ401 is able to record in HD 720p at 30 frames per second. When you find yourself afar, the ultra-long 40x Optical Zoom keeps you in the heart of the action at all times, whereas the sophisticated image stabilization system will minimize any shakiness and blurriness for smooth sailing while filming. You'll also be able to capture everything within your peripherals thanks to the 180º Panorama feature. Between navigating the menu, adjusting settings and reviewing playback, the responsive 3-inch LCD monitor is easy-to-use, so you always end up with the shot you're looking for. AA batteries makes for a convenient power source that guarantees you never miss a shot due to a lack of power.
|Camera Type||Bridge camera|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.0-6.8|
|Camera File System||DCF, DPOF 1.1|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|Scene Modes||Children, Fireworks, Night landscape, Night portrait, Party (indoor), Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Shooting Modes||Auto, Movie|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Forced off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Range (tele)||1.2 - 3.7 m|
|Flash Range (wide)||0.5 - 7.5 m|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus|
|Macro Focusing Range (wide)||0.016 m|
|Normal Focusing Range (tele)||2 m|
|Normal Focusing Range (wide)||0.5 m|
|ISO Sensitivity||80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||3200|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 2EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Spot|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||H.264, MOV|
|Video Resolutions||640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||LPCM|
|Combined Zoom||160 x|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.3 - 172 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||15/11|
|Maximum Aperture Number||6.8|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||960 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||24 mm|
|Optical Zoom||40 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||32 GB|
|Display Diagonal (metric)||7.62 cm|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460000 pixels|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||5.76 x 4.29 mm|
|Total Megapixels||16.44 MP|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||280 shots|
|Number Of Batteries Supported||4|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4608x3072, 4608x2592, 1920x1080|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 90 %|