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Overview of the Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651
Capturing distant subjects with clarity and details is always a challenge for photographers. But what if we told you that there is a camera that can bring distant objects closer with incredible ease and precision? Yes, we are talking about the Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651, a camera that is designed for zoom enthusiasts who want to push the limits of their photography. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at this incredible camera and see what makes it a must-have for photographers who love to zoom in and capture every detail. So, let's get started.
Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651
|Dimensions||125 x 114 x 89mm|
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 is not sealed against water and dust, so it's important to be careful when using it in such conditions. If you often shoot in environments with water or dust, it's recommended to check out another camera with weather sealing.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|Screen Type||Fully Articulated|
|Screen Resolution||920k dots|
|Body type||SLR-like (bridge)|
This camera has a fully articulated 3.00" screen, with a display resolution of 920k dots. This makes the Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 very suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you can view yourself while shooting selfies. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 includes a electronic viewfinder with n/a of resolution with a coverage of 100% and a magnification of n/a. This feature enhances the camera's suitability for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 has a 21MP sized CMOS sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 21 pixels. Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 has a native ISO range of 100 - 3200 which can be boosted to null - null. It can also save files in RAW format which gives you a wider room for post processing.
Jan 07 2014
100 - 3200
|Extended ISO||null - null|
|Max resolution||5184 x 3888 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
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Full frame equivalent
This camera: 1/2.3
Connectivity, storage, battery
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 supports undefined with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 uses the undefined model of undefined. This is rated for undefined shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 has built in flash which is great for event photography and in low light situations. However it lacks an external flash shoe, which limits you to using the built-in flash.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/2000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 includes contrast detection autofocus (AF), with 25 number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 features a CMOS sensor
No the Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 does not have weather sealing.
The Kodak Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 was announced on Jan 07 2014
Yes the Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 does have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The Pixpro Astro Zoom AZ651 has a native ISO range of 100-3200, which can be expanded to ISO null-null for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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