Selecting a Bridge Camera means you'll have a device that comes with the photo capabilities of a DSLR while being more portable and easier to put away while out and about.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Kodak AZ422 will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the AZ422 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 9 "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Kodak AZ422 video camera should be sufficient for 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 AZ422 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 AZ422 , 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 AZ422 is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos.
There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the AZ422 is a really good choice.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Kodak AZ422 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
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 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) sensor size, the Kodak AZ422 , 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.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Kodak has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.
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 AZ422 is a safe bet.
|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, Exif 2.3|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|Scene Modes||Children, Fireworks, Night landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, 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 Focus (AF) Points||9|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking 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|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||80|
|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|
|Resolution At Capture Speed||[email protected], [email protected]|
|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||168 x|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||4.3 - 180.6 mm|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||15/11|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||1008 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||24 mm|
|Optical Zoom||42 x|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC|
|Maximum Memory Card Size||32 GB|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460000 pixels|
|Image Sensor Size||1/2.3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||6.17 x 4.55 mm|
|Total Megapixels||20 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 Capacity||1100 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||200 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Lens Cap Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Maximum Image Resolution||5152 x 3864 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||5152 x 3864, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 5152 x 3432, 5152 x 3432, 1920 x 1080|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||0 - 90 %|