The DX falls short of having a complete set of manual controls by leaving out manual white balance and manual focus. The threaded metal tripod mount is just off-center and too close to the battery compartment for quick battery changes while working with a tripod. Overall, Kodak’s claims that the DX has a high-quality lens seem to be well-substantiated. Turns the mode description on or off. Optical distortion on the DX is less than average at the wide-angle end, where I measured only about 0.

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Kodak DX Digital Photography Review

Another forget about it! Purple fringing is something that you have to live with on an ultra zoom camera, but it wasn’t too bad on the DX, much to my surprise.

Kodak has greatly improved this feature since the last time I reviewed one of their cameras. This will be where you’ll charge the battery in the camera, or transferring photos to your PC. The Ds6490 Auto white balance setting did an excellent job here, almost entirely avoiding the pitfall of the excessive blue tones.

This shot is often a tough test for digicams, as the abundance of blue in the composition frequently tricks white balance systems into producing a warm color balance. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Although there is a menu option available that restricts movie length to 5, 15, or 30 seconds, handy for movies recorded with the self-timer.


In some countries, you’ll have an external battery charger in the box, instead of the dock. This camera uses a lithium battery, and accessories that come with the Kodak Easyshare DX include a battery charger, a USB cable to connect the camera to your computer, and a Kodak Easyshare software CD.

The shadow areas also show good detail, with only moderate noise. Save on Digital Cameras Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Overall, I would rate the camera 4 stars out of 5 and would recommend.

The passive infrared focusing sensor can operate in complete darkness, and is faster than contrast-detection processing under any light level. There aren’t really any other major accessories for the camera. Pick an album in the same way that you would an e-mail addressand the camera will dump the photos into the proper album the next time you transfer photos to your Mac or PC.

They’re not the best I’ve seen, but they’re good enough for most people. It can also be used with a computer.

Kodak EasyShare DX6490 4.0MP Digital Camera – Black

Best for most average shooting conditions, this mode places the camera under automatic exposure control, with limited user options available through the Record menu. The one-of-a-kind album feature is intriguing as well. This camera, even used, takes phenominal quality pictures, so I will give it 5 stars for that.

If rx6490 want to edit your photo, there are some basic tools included. The e-mail system is nicely integrated with OS X’s built-in address book system.


However, since the original data file for this poster was only 20MB, the DX is almost certainly capable of showing more detail than the poster has in it. Many cameras with EVFs can shoot at light levels far below those at which you can actually see what the camera is pointing at! Below is the flash range series, with distances from eight to 14 feet dx64490 the target.

A Macro mode ranges from 4. The e-mail tab works in xd6490 same way. Using the same technique of combining data from multiple rows of pixels, the DX can focus accurately in very dark conditions. The LCD menu system is short and simple to navigate, and follows the same format as the rest of the EasyShare line. This switch sticks so ewsyshare, that eqsyshare I have to use TWO hands to switch to a different mode!

I personally found the video mode a bit useless as most families already have a camcorder Sound is recorded along with the video. The camera is at its best in auto mode. One last thing you can do here is customize the e-mail addresses stored in the camera — again, more on this later in the review.