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Kodak EasyShare V1253 Zoom


Kodak EasyShare V1253

Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Kodak EasyShare V1253 Zoom features 12.1 megapixel resolution and a SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON 3x optical zoom lens (37–111 mm equiv.). It is an easy-to-use point-and-shoot compact digital camera with AUTO mode, plus Scene Modes to automate common picture-taking and some of the more challenging lighting situations.

There is an extra large 3.1-in. 16:9 LCD screen and you can record HD quality video (720p) @ 30fps in stereo sound.

The Kodak PERFECT TOUCH Technology brightens pictures that look too dark, and Digital IS (anti-blur scene mode) will automatically select a high ISO to help eliminate or reduce blur due to camera shake and/or subject movement. Face Detection technology locates faces and automatically adjusts camera settings. A really easy-to-use and fun in-camera panorama stitching mode combines up to three shots into one panoramic view.

The Kodak EasyShare V1253 retains the famed Kodak point-and-shoot ease of use in a slim body, now allowing capture of photos and videos in true HD quality. Available in Black or White.

Kodak V1253
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Kodak EasyShare V1253US | CAN | UK  
  Standard features  
  Image Sensor 12.1MP (4011×3011)
1/1.72 in. CCD
  Lens 37–111 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/3.4–5.3  
  Zoom 3X optical, 5X digital, total zoom range 15X  
  Aperture f/3.4–5.3  
  Shutter speed 8–1/1200 sec.  
  LCD 3.1 in. (7.8 cm)  
  Storage 32 MB internal memory* available, SD/MMC card expansion slot  
  Auto focus  
  Type TTL-AF  
  Focus range auto: 2.0 ft (0.6 m)–infinity
macro (wide): 2.0 in.–2.3 ft (5–70 cm)
macro (tele): 1.3–2.3 ft (40–70 cm)
  Modes normal AF, micro AF, infinity  
  Focus single, continuous  
  Focus zones TTL multi-zone (5 zone), center zone  
  AF assist light Yes  
  Exposure control  
  ISO Sensitivity auto: 64–400, manual: 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200** selectable  
  Metering modes multi-pattern, center-weighted, center spot  
  Exposure compensation ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps  
  AE Lock when shutter button is pressed halfway  
  Histogram display display on live view and review  
  White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade  
  Built-in Flash  
  Flash range wide: 2.0–15.1 ft (0.6–4.6 m), ISO 400
tele: 2.0–9.5 ft (0.6–2.9 m), ISO 400
  Flash modes auto, fill, red eye, off  
Shooting specifications
  Shooting modes auto, SCN, video  
  Scene modes portrait, sport, landscape, close up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text/document, fireworks, flower, museum/manner, self portrait, hi-ISO, children, backlight, panning, candle light, sunset, custom, panorama R-L, panorama L-R, digital image stabilization  
  Drive modes single shot, first burst (1.7 fps up to 3 frames), self timer (10 sec.), self timer (2 sec.), two-shot self timer  
  Click to capture < 0.4 sec.  
  Shot to shot < 1.3 sec.  
  Still capture  
  Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21  
  Picture size 12.0 MP (4000 × 3000)—4:3
10.7 MP (4000 × 2664)—3:2
9.0 MP (4000 × 2256)—16:9
6.0 MP (2832 × 2128)—4:3
3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)—4:3
2.2 MP (1800 × 1200)—3:2
2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)—16:9
1.2 MP (1280 × 960)—4:3
  Compression JPEG/EXIF v2.21  
  Color modes high color, natural color, low color, sepia, black and white  
  Sharpness high, normal, low  
  Long time exposure 0.5–8.0 sec.  
  Review options view by date, view by album, view by image storage, add album, slideshow, multimedia slide show, multi-up, copy, protect or unprotect  
  Editing KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, crop, sound tag  
  Video capture  
  Format QUICKTIME video format, MPEG 4  
  Quality HD (720p) at 30 fps***
HD (720p) at 30 fps (HQ)***
VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps
VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps (HQ)
QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps
  Length up to 30 mins. (HD), up to 80 mins. (standard); limited by memory capacity  
  Review options play, rewind, pause, fast forward, stop, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, multi-select, volume control  
  Editing make print from video (1, 4, 9, 16-up), bookmark  
  Custom settings LCD brightness, LCD dimmer, image storage, album, orientation sensor, camera sounds, sound volume, date & time setting, digital zoom setting, auto power off time setting, video out setting, language, reset camera, memory format, feature demos  
  Favorites slideshow, multimedia slideshow, multi-up, set-up menu  
Physical specifications
  I/O interface A/V output (NTSC or PAL, user selectable), KODAK Camera/Printer Dock interface, digital (USB 2.0 high speed) connection  
  Power Lithium-Ion battery (KLIC-7004), 5V AC adapter input on camera, via USB connection (battery charging), via optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks  
  Dedicated buttons shutter, auto/scene, Favorites, video, power, flash, zoom, menu, review, Share, delete, five way switch for navigation  
  Tripod mount ¼ in. standard  
  Dimensions (W×H×D) 101.9 × 54.6 × 23.4 mm / 4.0 × 2.2 × 0.9 in.
  Weight 155 g / 5.5 oz (without battery)
  Dock compatibility See the Dock Compatibility Chart  
  Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled  
  Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software  
  Warranty one year  
  MSRP US $299.95 / £199.99  

Package Contents
  • KODAK EASYSHARE V1253 Zoom Digital Camera
  • KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7004
  • Camera bag
  • Carry strap
  • USB cable
  • USB A/V connector (US and Canada only)
  • Getting Started Guide with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
  • Custom camera insert for optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera and Printer Docks

System Requirements
Windows   Macintosh   Hardware
  • WINDOWS XP OS or later
  • INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0 or higher
  • MACINTOSH OS X 10.3 or higher
  • SAFARI 1.1 or higher
  • 600 MHz processor or greater
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available USB port
  • Color monitor, 800 × 600 display resolution, 16-bit minimum
* 32 MB internal memory/18 MB available for picture storage (1 MB equals 1 million bytes).
** ISO 3200 available at 3.1 MP or lower setting.
*** For optimal viewing of HD videos visit www.kodak.com/go/hdsysreq for additional information.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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