Kodak AZ252 Black

MPN: AZ252BK  |  EAN: 0819900012484  |  Model: AZ252

Price Information


as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





Choosist's Ratings

Kodak AZ252 Black - AZ252BK Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Wildlife Photography
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Sports Photography
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

For a lot of people, the Bridge camera is the perfect solution as it combines the portability of a compact camera while offering the full capability of a DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Kodak AZ252 camera would suit you adequately.

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 AZ252 will satisfy your needs..


Video Scenarios

The Kodak AZ252, 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 AZ252 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 (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. 

Photo Scenarios

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 AZ252 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the AZ252.

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 AZ252, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Kodak is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the AZ252 is a breeze.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 6.17 x 4.55 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Kodak AZ252 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.


This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the AZ252 fits the bill.

Want a personalised camera recommendation?


Tell us about your needs and lifestyle


We find the best match that suits you


We show you the best deals

Get Started

Product Description

The Kodak AZ252 is the versatile point-and-shoot camera that's always ready to immortalize life's unforgettable moments. Featuring a 16MP CCD sensor, the AZ252 is able to capture high-resolution still images that boast up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. When it comes to video, this compact bridge camera can record in HD 720p so you can enjoy those precious moments in full motion. When you need to get into the action, the exceptional 25x Optical Zoom allows you to get up-close and personal without sacrificing an inch on quality. Never again worry about unsteady footage due to shaky hands or filming while walking thanks to the intuitive optical image stabilization system. Between Sport, Fireworks, Fish Eye and more, the AZ252 provides you with 22 modes at your fingertips that deal with the technicalities of your environment and optimize your settings, so you can keep your focus on enjoying the moment. Elsewhere, the 3-inch LCD screen allows you to effortlessly review and adjust as you go along.

Technical Specifications

Kodak AZ252 Black - AZ252BK Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Bridge camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) F3.7 - F6.2
Camera File System DCF, DPOF 1.1
Image Formats Supported EXIF, JPEG XR
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Beach, Children, Fireworks, Museum, 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
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Modes Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 1.2 - 4.2 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.5 - 7.1 m
Flash Type Pop-up
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0.03 - ∞ m
Manual Focusing Range (tele) 2.5 - ∞ m
Manual Focusing Range (wide) 0.6 - ∞ m
Smile Detection Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Shutter priority AE
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
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported H.264, MOV
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 1280x720 pixels
Audio Formats Supported G.711
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Lens System
Combined Zoom 100 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.3 - 107.5 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 12/11
Lens Type Wide-angle
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 600 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.7
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 25 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 Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Sensor Type CCD
Total Megapixels 16.44 MP
Technical Details
F-number (relative Aperture) 6.2
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
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 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 280 shots
Battery Technology Alkaline
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Neck Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 69.7 mm
Height 77.7 mm
Weight 336 g
Width 113.6 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 16MP: 4608x3456, 10MP: 3648x2736, 5MP: 2592x1944, 3MP: 2048x1536, 0.3MP: 640x480, 14MP: 4608x3072, 12MP: 4608x2592, 2MP: 1920x1080
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 0 - 90 %