The 8 Best Kodak Cameras of 2020

Make it a Kodak moment with these top cameras

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Most Compact: Kodak PIXPRO Friendly Zoom FZ43

Kodak PIXPRO Friendly Zoom

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The Kodak PIXPRO Friendly Zoom FZ43 weighs only 4.16 ounces, measures 3.67 x 1.05 x 2.37 inches and is one of the most affordable compact starter cameras on the list.

The Kodak PIXPRO is 16 megapixels, records 720p HD video and has a 27mm wide-angle lens, as well as 4x optical zoom. It features a 2.7-inch LCD screen that’s bright enough to be used in the darkest of settings. The camera includes built in red-eye removal and face detection software, so even beginning photographers will have some guided assistance in capturing quality photos of their friends and family.

Best for Shareability: Kodak EasyShare Z5010 Digital Camera

With EasyShare, Kodak incorporates a one-button-click functionality for photo sharing and uploading. The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 gives the best of wireless uploading via Facebook or e-mail and delivers a powerful camera at an affordable price point.

The K5010 is a 14-megapixel camera with an Schneider-Kreuznach 25mm wide-angle lens, 21x optical zoom and image stabilization. It includes a bright 3-inch LCD display with Kodak’s Smart Capture feature that automatically identifies the scene and object and adjusts the camera’s settings for the perfect picture. Also note that it comes with a one-year warranty. 

Best Zoom: Kodak PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ651

Kodak’s PIXPRO Astro Zoom AZ651 is a 20-megapixel camera with a whopping 65x optical zoom and 24mm wide-angle lens. It features an advanced BSI CMOS sensor that allows for more speed, quality and clarity than a traditional CCD sensor. Pictures are saved in .JPEG and RAW formats to produce the highest quality image for even the most critical of camera connoisseurs.

The AZ651 includes a built-in Electronic View Finder with real-time scene composition and a 3-inch adjustable LCD screen. The camera includes video recording with an adjustable frames-per-second function from 30fps in 1080p to 120fps. Its built in Wi-Fi connection means you can upload pictures instantly to your smart device via Kodak’s free iOS and Android app.

Best Action Cam: Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam

Kodak’s answer to the GoPro is their PIXPRO SP360 Action Cam – a 360-degree 16-megapixel VR camera capable of shooting full 1080p HD videos and full-res images. It features multiple viewing modes and an advanced MOS sensor with 16 million image pixels, making it more advanced than traditional CCD or CMOS sensors. This is the perfect little pocket sized camera for any adventurer.

The SP360 includes Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, so you can upload all of your shots wirelessly on your iOS/Android device through its dedicated remote viewer app. It’s the only camera on the list that's shockproof, freeze proof (to -10 Fahrenheit), dust proof and splash resistant. The camera makes for a great companion for anyone who travels rough climates or conditions, but wants to capture the world around them.

Best Baby Monitor: Kodak CFH-BVA10

The Kodak CFH-BVA10 is the only baby monitor camera you’ll ever need. It’s a stylish HD 720p quality video monitor with Wi-Fi connectivity, night vision, 180-degree viewing and a built-in night-light and white noise player.

It’s not often that you see a baby monitor camera with two-way communication, but the CFH-BVA10 has it. In fact, it’s one of the best equipped baby monitor cameras on the market due to its packed features and 900 MHz wireless technology with extended range (it works up to 2,000 feet away). The camera has a 3.15 megapixel image sensor that records up to 30 fps, so you can rest assured knowing you’ll capture even the quickest of babies. It's also easy to use, thanks to its dedicated app.

Best for Surveillance: Kodak CFH-V15

The Kodak CFH-V15 is the perfect camera for multi-use monitoring, whether its watching after your pets, elderly loved one or business subordinates. It comes with remote live video streaming via its smartphone, tablet, and PC web application, so you’re always ready to start monitoring.

The Kodak CFH-V15 features night vision surveillance in a 1280 x 730p HD quality at 30 fps. It includes a free lifetime one-day cloud storage feature (with optional extended plans) that stores 24 hours of your previous recorded video clips. While in the use, the camera will start recording as soon as it sensors movement and will alert you via its dedicated app. Unfortunately, you’ll need to have Wi-Fi in order to use the camera and its streaming feature.

Plus, it includes 350 degrees left and right tilt with a 105-degrees of vertical viewing.

Best Waterproof: Kodak EasyShare Sport C123

Want to take pictures of fish in the ocean? How about of your friends discovering coral reefs? The Kodak EasyShare Sport allows you to take high definition pictures up to 10 feet underwater and is perfect for any underwater photographer.

The Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 is a 12-megapixel camera with a 2.5-inch LCD display. It weighs 12.8 ounces and measures 5.8 x 2.3 x 5.8 inches, allowing for easy mobility. With its underwater white balance mode, you can capture true-to-life colors in your pool or under the waves. It also includes a built-in flash for low exposures, a microphone and video recording. Since the Sport C123 has Kodak’s EasyShare capability, you can wirelessly transfer your pictures to your computer from the camera itself. Colors come in red, gray, and blue.

Best Disposable, Best for Affordability: Disposable Kodak Camera

Don’t want to worry about potentially losing or destroying your camera in the event of an accident? Kodak’s disposable cameras are by far the best for anyone traveling, camping or looking to get 27 pictures without the price risk. The all-purpose camera is ideal for anyone from risk takers to thrifty spenders.

The Disposable kodak camera listed here comes in a three pack that’s just under $25. This means you and two friends can share in the experience of capturing any immediate moments. Though not digital, the camera features a 35mm lens with manual flash and contains Kodak’s 800 Max Versatility Plus film.