Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 Red

MPN: AZ401RD  |  EAN: 0819900013207  |  Model: Astro Zoom AZ401

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:40 AM CET







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Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 Red - AZ401RD Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Live Streaming
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Cute & Pretty Looks
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

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.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Kodak device works!

Video skill level

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.

Video Scenarios

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. 

Photo Scenarios

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.

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Product Description

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.

Technical Specifications

Kodak Astro Zoom AZ401 Red - AZ401RD Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Bridge camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Red
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
Built-in Flash Yes
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 Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.016 m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2 m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.5 m
Smile Detection Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
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
Manual Exposure Yes
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
HD Type HD-Ready
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 Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Lens System
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
Internal Memory 8
Maximum Memory Card Size 32 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
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
Megapixel 16.15 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CCD
Total Megapixels 16.44 MP
Other Features
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 280 shots
Battery Type AA
Number Of Batteries Supported 4
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Lens Cap Included Yes
Neck Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 84.4 mm
Height 81.6 mm
Weight 436 g
Width 114.3 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608x3456, 3648x2736, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 640x480, 4608x3072, 4608x2592, 1920x1080
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 90 %