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Kodak Zm1 Mini Video Camera

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of Kodak Zm1 Mini Video Camera. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the durability and image quality, and there are some negative views about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Kodak Zm1 Mini Video Camera is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Kodak Zm1 Mini Video Camera from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. The design and portability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the image quality, while many are negative about the zoom.

usability, portability, design, size, price


75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kodak Mini Pocket Video Camera/ZM1 3X digital,1.8 inch LCD - BlueKodak Mini Pocket Video Camera/ZM1 3X digital,1.8 inch LCD - Blue

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: (

Kodak Mini Video Camera review


Kodak's Mini is an ultra-budget mini camcorder. High-definition video isn't the order of the day – instead, the camcorder is designed to be slim and light enough to be unnoticeable in a pocket while robust enough to survive knocks – it's also splashproof.

Great for low-light web-quality footage, but the Mini’s dim daytime video counts against it.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: koshkha (

Fool (and husband) proof filming at a budget price


Filmic InspirationTwo and a half years ago my sister and her partner went to India with my husband and me. Sister went into a bit of a head-spin at the airport trying to find a small Flip video camera to take on her travels and paid about £120 for o ...

So light and easy to use that there's no reason to leave it at home

No charging cable so you'll need to have a way to keep it charged

May, 2013

Consumer review by: hector (

Love it.


Ok I bought this thing knowing its not the best camera out there, but it was a cheap water proof camera that I can film hours on hours of video with an 8gb card. I have taken it white water rafting down the Gauley, gone backpacking and tossed it...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: doc (

Product didn't work


Got for my boy for Christmas. Charged, turned on, took a couple pictures. Turned off, never came back on. Don't waste your time.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: D. Howe (



How ever this company took great care of me.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: BillJ (

Not bad for the price


This is definitely not a high quality recorder. If you want to record video and take pictures without having to worry about destroying a high priced piece of equipment, then this is a good buy. Used for water adventures. Easy to switch between video...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: STARGAZING (

Great for the Price


This isn't the best out there but these specs for this price is pretty sweet. The pictures aren't very good quality at all but the video is great! I would definitely recommend this to someone because you can't beat it at this price.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Average Mom (

Great for Kids


My boys each got one for Christmas and love them. They've ranked them among the best gifts they recieved this year. I got them at a great price too!

Easy to Use, Great Picture Quality

Poor Sound

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Alex, Brooke and Luke's Mom (

My kids love this camera


My kids love this camera. I plan to borrow it often. It is small and light.

Easy to Use

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Abby (

Never again"


I loved it intill i was having troubles finding it! My computer would not reconize it! I think it is horriable!

Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Colour of product:Blue / Grey / Red


Display diagonal:4.57


Normal focusing range:0.5 - ∞

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:0.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):0 - 40 / 3.1 - 40
Focal length range (f-f):0 - 3.1

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP AP2, Vista, 7\nMac OS 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 / Windows XP/Vista/7
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:128
Lens focal range:F/2.4
Minimum hard disk space:300
Minimum processor:2.8 GHz / Pentium 4, 2.8GHz
Minimum RAM:1024
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM\nUSB 1.1+\nVGA 1024 x 768 px / Internet Explorer 6.0+\nCD-ROM\nUSB
Photo mode: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Arcsoft Media Impression
Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480


Compatible memory cards:microSDHC
Flash memory:2
Maximum memory card size:16


Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum Video Resolution:640 x 480

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.27 / 8.89
Height :6.09 / 8.89
Width:1.27 / 6.1

White balance

White Balance:Auto