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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Kodak PLAYSPORT Zx3. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the price and image quality are on the whole positive. The size and portability also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the battery and zoom. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, portability, size, image quality, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Kodak PLAYSPORT Zx3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: eleanor37 (

Great for the casual video recorder


The product is simple to use, easy to upload images onto the computer. Simple to switch from video mode to still picture. This is for the casual photographer, not the professional. We like that it is small, and easy to carry. We have taken it...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: CourtScribe (

Perfect video camera for snorkeling!


I read all the reviews and even checked out the video before I finally decided to buy the PlaySport. I had been wanting a little camcorder anyway, as well as something waterproof for snorkeling or on rainy travel days. The PlaySport surprised the heck...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: BigGil (

Great little camera!


I bought this camera primarily to video my golf swing. I've only had it a couple of weeks but I like it a lot. After just a few minutes with the instructions and a few additional minutes playing with the features, I was taking great HD video. Paging...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: nah326345 (

Good quality video.


This was a gift to daughter. She loves it and has sent us some video clips recently that are very good quality.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: BKOOL (

Great Camera for Everyday Moments


This camera is pretty cool. It is as small as my cell phone. Its very easy to use. Just point and shoot. The pictures is much better than my old mini dv camorder. It is HD so it should be. I can plug it directly into the computer. Instead of buying a...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: demc (

Nice clear videos and very user friendly


I am not very tech savvy but this camera is very easy to use, takes great video and it's compact size makes it very convenient too. Love it!

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Gullman (

Nice camera


I wish the battery life was longer. Otherwise it's awesome. Everything I expected.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Aundi (

Great for Beginner


We got this camera for our 10-year old daughter, who enjoys making short films with her friends. This camera, along with the remote and tripod, fits the bill perfectly. Super easy for all of them to use!!

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: (

So So


Water resistance is good. I like that. But it is not excellent!

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Crose (

Great product


This is a very good camera for the money. I gave it to my daughter as a gift and it takes very good pictures. It's already been dropped a couple of times which I suspected it would be but it still is in good working condition despite the drops. Haven't...

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:KLIC-7004


Colour of product:Purple, White


Display diagonal:5.08


Normal focusing range:1 - ∞

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):5300000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):5.54 - 48
Image stabilizer: Yes

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:128
Minimum hard disk space:300
Minimum processor:Pentium 4, 2.8GHz
Minimum RAM:1024
Minimum system requirements:64MB VRAM\nCD-ROM\nUSB 1.1+\nVGA 1024 x 768 px
Photo mode: Yes
Video Out:1

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Maximum memory card size:32


Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.2

White balance

White Balance:Auto