Kodak Playsport ZX3

  • Kodak Playsport ZX3
78
Based on 33 scores, 46 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    22
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Very good video and image quality.
  • Uses removable SD cards for storage.
  • Waterproof down to 10 feet deep.

Cons:

  • Button layout often leads to accidental presses.
  • Non removable battery.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld Australia on 80

Though the Playsport Zx3 isn’t the easiest camera to use, it does a very good job at performing its main duty: making videos. If you care more about the quality of the videos you want to make than how easy it is to operate the camera you want to...

By PCWorld on 80

The Kodak PlaySport Zx3 shoots top-notch 1080p video and still images, and offers a waterproof frame, but we've seen pocket camcorders that are easier to use....

By Macworld on 80

The Kodak Playsport Zx3 is a waterproof (up to ten feet deep) pocket camcorder that makes excellent videos and photos, though it has one design flaw. The Playsport Zx3 is an average-sized pocket camcorder, with dimensions of 2.3 by 4.4 by 0.8 inches....

By TechReviewSource on 80

The Kodak PlaySport Zx5 is a rugged, portable mini camcorder that can record 1080p high-definition quality video and take 5-megapixel images. It has very good video quality and is easy to use, but it doesn't have a flash or light.The Kodak...

By GadgetSpeak on 64

While many pocket camcorders have been designed for general purpose use, the Kodak Playsport is aimed more at the more adventurous members of society. To this end the Playsport combines electronic image stabilising technology, to assist when capturing...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Once upon a time, Kodak dominated the world of film. But although the company adopted digital technology early on, in the mid-1990s, other companies have taken the lead since then. With its range of pocket Internet cameras, Kodak is beginning...

By GadgetSpeak on 72

Around 18 months ago I told you about the Kodak ZX1 their first foray in the very popular pocket (mobile phone size) camcorder arena. Here is - I think - their next offering the ZX3 which gives you the ability to capture movies underwater to 3metres...

By ConsumerSearch on

Experts say the Kodak Playsport is the best pocket HD camcorder you can buy. It shoots in full 1080p high-definition, can snap still photos, and it's waterproof to 10 feet -- all features you can't get on any Flip camcorder, including the Flip...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Last month we ran a roundup of pocket high-definition video cameras. One model we were really looking forward to trying was the Playsport, a waterproof offering from Kodak. Unfortunately a courier mishap kept it from appearing in the feature, but we...

By ThinkDigit on 70

The MRP of PlaySport is Rs. 8,999. Kodak currently has an offer on, which retails the PlaySport for Rs 7,999. Also assuming a 16GB card costs aroung Rs. 2,500, the cost of owning the PlaySport shoots up to Rs 10,499. It is good to carry on picnics...

By The Gadgeteer on

I have used video cameras for as long as I can remember. My first video camera was one of those really hefty kind that you sat on your shoulder and it used regular VCR tapes. Yeah, and I admitted it. Since then I have used every imaginable type of...

By 5FWD on 80

The Playsport ticks a lot of positive boxes: we liked the design and loved the quality on most of what we recorded. A bigger screen and improved zoom would add further kudos, but we definitely rated this pocket-sized shooter’s all-round game....

By Tech2 on 60

The Kodak Zi8 was an absolute performer that stole the show when it came to performance and looks. The PlaySport, also referred as the Zx3, on the other hand is a little smaller in terms of width and is fully waterproof till a depth of 10 feet / 3...

By CNET UK on 80

Small, simple and submersible to 3m, Kodak's PlaySport keeps the price down without dropping the image quality too far. It has its share of flaws but it's great fun to...

By G4tv.com on 80

Video Review: Cool off in the summer heat and create memories while you're at it, with Kodak's PlaySport video camera, which allows users to record up to 10 feet underwater in HD or take 5 mega pixel still photos. Kevin Pereira and Alison...

By Smarthouse on 80

The ZX3 is mostly made of hard plastic, has rubberised grips for easy handling, and feels very solid. As it is designed to be used underwater, Kodak made sure that the buttons, doors and screen are watertight. Up front, users can find the 2-inch LCD...

By Computeractive on 80

A well-built, good-value camcorder, though has a couple of...

By eTech Reviews on

Sum and Substance:Thumbs Up:Good video quality for its class, up to ten feet waterproofing, bundled HDMI cable, good sharing software.Thumbs Down:No in built USB connector, battery life is quite short when the resolution is the highest, sharing...

By CamcorderInfo on

The Kodak Playsport is one of the most intriguing ultracompact camcorder's we've ever reviewed, mainly because its waterproof body gives it a unique edge over the status quo. But there's more to the Playsport than just the fact that it can...

By LaptopMag on 80

This pocket camcorder costs less than the competition, records at a higher resolution, goes underwater, and comes with surprisingly robust...