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Kodak Z1085 10.0MP Digital Camera (Black)

by Kodak
28 customer reviews

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  • 10-megapixel resolution for high-quality prints up to 30 x 40 inches
  • 5x optical zoom; Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon lens
  • Face detection technology; HD picture capture and HD video features
  • Smart Capture feature; High ISO for low-light conditions and fast action
  • Capture image to SD card (not included)
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Product Description

Product Description


From the Manufacturer

Great moments deserve great pictures. The Kodak EasyShare Z1085IS 5x zoom digital camera lets you relive your favorite memories in brilliant HD quality. Take crisp pictures and videos and share them with your friends and family. And best of all, it’s affordable, making picture-taking easier than ever on you, and your wallet.

EasyShare Z1085IS Highlights

Kodak EasyShare Z1085 highlights
5x optical zoom The all-glass 5x Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon optical zoom lens (35 mm equivalent: 35-175 mm) captures crisp and steady shots.

Optical image stabilization Capture sharp, steady shots when shooting in challenging situations. Optical image stabilization automatically minimizes camera shake to deliver sharper pictures.

Amazing quality prints with 10 megapixels 10-megapixel resolution means you can make stunning prints up to 30 x 40 inches. However you choose to print -- at home, at retail, or online -- trust Kodak for picture quality that’s truly exceptional and for memories that will last.

High ISO mode Capture the details in low light conditions and fast action situations with a powerful, high ISO (up to 12,800). The Z1085IS automatically selects from ISO 100 to ISO 3200 based on lighting conditions. ISO 6400 and 12,800 options are available at 3 megapixels and lower in P/M modes.

Kodak EasyShare Z1085 highlights
Enjoy HD-quality pictures and video
HD picture capture Capture beautiful HD pictures in 16:9 format, and view your pictures in high definition on an HDTV or other HD devices.

HD video features Capture HD quality video, and capture more video while using less memory with MPEG-4 compression. Plus, save single frames and e-mail family and friends and mark special spots in your video with video bookmarking.

Smart capture Take better pictures than ever before. Innovative smart capture adjusts camera settings for great pictures in just about any environment.
  • Intelligent scene detection - detects and analyzes scene conditions.
  • Intelligent capture control - automatically sets camera settings including exposure, focus and ISO for clear, sharp pictures even in low light and challenging situations.
  • Intelligent image processing - reduces noise and clears up dark shadows for vibrant, crisp details and true-to-life colors.
Panorama stitch mode Panorama stitch mode-combine up to three shots into one large picture on-camera.

Kodak EasyShare Z1085 highlights
Face detection technology For great shots of friends and family, face detection technology locates faces and automatically adjusts camera settings.

Multimedia Slideshow Tell your story your way using the multimedia slideshow feature. Turn your pictures into a creative multimedia slideshow right from your camera: set the mood when you choose from preloaded sound themes to accompany your slideshow, and insert creative transitions and bring your pictures to life.

Text and voice tagging Add text or voice tags to your pictures, so you can easily find and organize them later. Never forget the details of your pictures with text tags, or let your pictures have their say with voice tags.

Exclusive Kodak Color Science Image Processing Chip The exclusive Kodak Color Science Chip provides vibrant, true-to-life colors in every picture. A new high-speed digital processor chip, advanced algorithms, and hardware acceleration features let the Z1085 make simultaneous, split-second decisions to produce rich, vibrant, true-to-life colors in almost any lighting situation. Every time you click the shutter, the Kodak Color Science Chip performs an instantaneous and advanced analysis of collected scene data to identify and adjust multiple factors that influence picture quality: scene light source is detected and adjustments are made to capture bright whites and true, vivid colors under difficult lighting conditions -- fluorescent, tungsten, or daylight.
Kodak EasyShare Z1085 highlights
Scene content is analyzed for luminance, focal distance, subject matter orientation, and color to determine the correct exposure and capture the natural details, accurate flesh tones, and rich colors you see in your composition.

On-camera Share button
  • Sharing starts right on the back of the camera.
  • Have a picture you want to share? Tag it using the exclusive on-camera Share button and it will be ready to print or e-mail later.
  • Use the Favorites feature to keep special pictures close without filling up your internal memory.
Kodak EasyShare Software (included) The simplest way to find, create, and share.
  • The award-winning, elegant design makes your pictures the star of the show for a more enjoyable viewing experience
  • English, French, and German photo card templates turn pictures into 4 x 6-inch (10 x 15 cm) announcements, invitations, holiday cards, and more, right at home
  • Download new photo borders and photo cards for more creative choices
  • Get more out of Kodak EasyShare Software with a variety of useful tips
  • Use Kodak EasyShare Software to access your pictures at the Kodak EasyShare Gallery -- then view, edit, and save them to My Collection
  • Automatically print better, brighter pictures, time after time, with Kodak Perfect Touch Technology and our award winning Kodak Printers and Printer Docks

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 inches ; 5.8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • ASIN: B00128458M
  • Item model number: 1920297
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #26,496 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: July 7, 2004

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Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

54 of 54 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Merl on April 14, 2008
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This camera is a relatively new entry, so there are not many reviews out there. I bought it based largely upon the hype of it's low noise high ISO performance - and I'm glad I did. The camera's large sensor (.61") and superb image processor allow low-noise photos up to about ISO 1250. And the optical image stabilizer works very well in both single and continuous modes. Another selling point is the fact that you have three battery choices. A non-rechargeable CRV3 lithium, a rechargeable DLK-8000, or two non-rechargeable AA batteries. The camera comes with the CRV3 only (the reason I deducted one star). The CRV3 seems to last forever, but it ain't cheap. I picked up a Lenmar DLK-8000 and charger for $40 and will use the CRV3 as a backup. The menu system is so intuitive, I have yet to read the user guide. And for the first time ever I actually use the scene modes, since there are clear on-screen explanations of each icon's meaning and its function. Other things I love about this camera: face detection, very intuitive program and manual modes, automatic in camera red eye reduction, 720p HD video mode, wide screen capture mode, sound tag recording capability, in camera cropping and slide show/multimedia sideshow playback capability. All at a great price point. I love this camera. I think you will too.
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27 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Tiburon Dorado on June 18, 2008
After reading several mixed reviews, I was a little reluctant about purchasing this camera. So far, I have been extremely impressed with it. Pictures come out great even in low lighting thanks to the strong flash and high ISO. The panorama stitch mode is a really cool feature. It works best with a tripod but even without one, it still works well. The macro mode has some issues focusing if you are too close but with 10 megapixels, you can just back away a few inches and crop the photo. For the price, you get great performance and a lot of great features (high ISO, HD video, 5x zoom, panorama, etc...) in a very easy to use camera. Highly recommended!
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26 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Kimberly A. Mundall on May 1, 2008
I have the big brother (Z712 IS)to this camera and wanted something smaller that would be easier to carry around. My kids have one of the smaller versions of the kodak and I wasn't crazy about it. It was slow to start-up and the pics weren't very good. I deceided to give this camera a try and love it. The HD pics are crispy clear and it starts up very fast. The only problem I have found so far is the lense cover sometimes gets stuck and wont close. The battery has lasted a long time. I am very happy with it.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Robert S. Preece on December 15, 2008
I bought this camera primarily for it's high definition 720p video capabilities. The camera was on sale at Office Max for $99.00 and at that price the camera is worth it even if you just want to take casual video and you are not happy with your cell phone. I began the process quite naïve about digital camera video so it may be helpful to share what little I have learned having played with this camera and its video and comparing it to two earlier models, a Kodak Easy Share C713 and a Nikon CoolPix 4600.

The video is recorded to your SD card, and the video takes a lot of memory, particularly HD video. This camera will record about 30 minutes of HD video on a 2 GB SD card. While you can use a standard SD card and get acceptable results, playback drags, so I would recommend using a high speed SD card for all of your digital camera video needs.

Let me begin by saying there is a difference in video quality and the 720p does make a difference. The 16:9 aspect ratio makes the video wider and the detail quality somewhat improved from the 640*480 mode which is a 4:3 aspect ratio, though the difference in picture quality is not remarkable. With the 1085 the quality of both the 720p and 640*480 was absolutely acceptable and far better than any analog recording and most older digital cameras with video capability and every cell phone video I have ever seen.

In evaluating video quality in digital cameras, what appears to make a real difference is the frames per second of the video. Both the C713 and the CoolPix 4600 produce video at only 15 fps in the 640*480 mode and the results are blurry and unsatisfactory particularly when viewed in a large screen format.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By T. Stone on November 16, 2008
I have had the Kodak Z1085IS for 3 months now and have been very satisfied with my choice. This camera replaced my walk-around film camera that I used for 20 years. I looked for small size, light weight, quality optics, and manual controls which this camera had. The automatic settings are reliable and easy to use so my other family members can pick it up and get great results.

There are more expensive brands but unless you need raw files, and lots of add-on accessories, stick with this camera for the money and enjoy the quality.

Make sure that you use only lithium batteries in this camera. Kodak states that on the battery cover, in the manual, and on the box but I constantly see people complaining about burning through tons of AA alkaline batteries or about how the camera keeps locking up. I get hundreds of shots on a Kodak rechargeable lithium battery or disposable lithium AA batteries. NiMH rechargeables WILL NOT WORK!

The high ISO feature is the only weak point. I does get you a photo in very low light but it gets you an ugly, icky blob of color photo (I'm only exaggerating a little). All of the small cameras that try this are in the same boat so Kodak isn't any worse than the competition. If you need really low light photography, get a full sized dSLR.
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