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Kodak EasyShare Max Digital Camera Review

30x zoom at a nice price, but held back by poor design and technical limitations.

$329.95 MSRP


The Kodak EasyShare Max is an aggressively-priced ultrazoom that still seeks to deliver all the performance of this segment's leaders. But a few design missteps and technical limitations leave this camera feeling constrained. The interface's slow operation will also frustrate users, and cause more annoyance than the "Easy" Share brand name suggests.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Kodak EasyShare Max, take a look at these other point & shoot cameras.

Fujifilm FinePix HS10
$499.99 MSRP
Pentax X90
$399.95 MSRP
Nikon Coolpix P500
$399.95 MSRP
Olympus Tough TG-3
$349.99 MSRP


  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Pentax X90 Comparison
  12. Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Comparison
  13. Nikon Coolpix P500 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery

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